Irene Quaile
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Oil: Race against time in the Arctic

I'm currently in Trondheim in northern Norway, where I've been following a conference about oil spill response, especially looking at Arctic waters. Climate change is affecting the Arctic so fast, the race is on to exploit the oil and gas previously unaccessible because of ice. Dealing with an oil accident in these remote areas and…See More
Apr 9, 2011
Antoaneta Markova left a comment for Irene Quaile
"I'm glad to have met you too! I'll follow your stories on dw's website, I'm already catching up with the archive :) Enjoy a sunny week! Tony"
Mar 28, 2011
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Irene Quaile left a comment for Antoaneta Markova
"Hi, it was great to meet you and I'm happy to stay in touch. Hope you had good trip, Irene"
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Irene Quaile posted a blog post

How to Tell the Climate Change Story

I'm writing this in Tromsö, which sees itself as Norway's "Gateway to the Arctic", two hours flight out of Oslo.The "Arctic Frontiers" conference is dedicated to the theme of "Arctic Tipping Points", which are interpreted in various different ways by the politicians, scientists and others speaking and participating.I've…See More
Jan 27, 2011
Irene Quaile added a discussion to the group Future of Journalism
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Are blogs a feasible extra medium for journalists or a waste of time?

I am in Tromsö, the "Gateway to the Arctic" attending a conference called "Arctic frontiers". I have been doing my usual journalistic work which involves listening, interviewing for radio, taking photos, writing for online and updating my Ice Blog . It is intensive, it's different from "the olden days" when you just did the radio work, but I enjoy the blogging because it lets me write in a different way and pass on my impressions…See More
Jan 27, 2011
Irene Quaile commented on Diana Lungu's group Reporting climate change
"Hi, climate colleagues, I've just posted a blog entry about weather and climate. Anybody else getting tired (or just feeling amused) by people always telling you global warming can't be happening because we're having so much snow in…"
Dec 28, 2010
Irene Quaile posted a blog post

"When the snow lay round about..." - thanks to global warming?

Snow on trees - beautiful, if you ask me, and appropriate weather for this time of year. Of course not everybody sees it that way. Most of the people supposedly always "Dreamin' of a white Christmas..." have been whinging non-stop since the snow started, admittedly a good bit ahead of the feast itself.And then, yes, off we went.…See More
Dec 28, 2010
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Dec 17, 2010
Alex Kirby replied to Irene Quaile's discussion Do climate journalists have to be optimists? in the group Reporting climate change
"Well, yes, I expect optimism is politically vital. But that does not necessarily mean it is well-founded. I have been re-reading parts of Clive Hamilton's book Requiem for a Species, and I find that makes it hard to hope that Cancun will make…"
Dec 16, 2010
Irene Quaile added a discussion to the group Reporting climate change
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Do climate journalists have to be optimists?

In following media comment on the Cancun outcome, I have been philosophising about the fact that some people say the overall view has been negative, whereas I had been surprised that a lot of (German) media and even ngos were looking on the positive side. (See http://blogs.dw-world.de/ice-blog last 2 entries).  There is a comment in the GUARDIAN ( www.guardian.co.uk  ) by Michael Jacobs, a climate and…See More
Dec 16, 2010
Irene Quaile commented on Diana Lungu's group Reporting climate change
"Hi everybody, I just added another blog post relating to climate. It would be great if anybody wanted to join the discussion. This is a great site, but there are so many things going on in different places sometimes I find it hard to keep track. I…"
Dec 16, 2010

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Oil: Race against time in the Arctic

Posted on April 9, 2011 at 10:31 0 Comments

I'm currently in Trondheim in northern Norway, where I've been following a conference about oil spill response, especially looking at Arctic waters. Climate change is affecting the Arctic so fast, the race is on to exploit the oil and gas previously unaccessible because of ice. Dealing with an oil accident in these remote… Continue

How to Tell the Climate Change Story

Posted on January 27, 2011 at 16:09 0 Comments

I'm writing this in Tromsö, which sees itself as Norway's "Gateway to the Arctic", two hours flight out of Oslo.

The "Arctic Frontiers" conference is dedicated to the theme of "Arctic Tipping Points", which are interpreted in various different ways by the politicians, scientists and others speaking and…

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"When the snow lay round about..." - thanks to global warming?

Posted on December 28, 2010 at 17:15 0 Comments

Snow on trees - beautiful, if you ask me, and appropriate weather for this time of year. Of course not everybody sees it that way. Most of the people supposedly always "Dreamin' of a white Christmas..." have been whinging non-stop since the snow started, admittedly a good bit ahead of the feast…

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Climate:optimism, despair or business as usual?

Posted on December 16, 2010 at 13:00 0 Comments



(Thinking hard while walking on the Chukchi Sea, Alaska, 2007 - I could do with that environment now...)

 

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where somebody is talking about a  meeting you've been to and you wonder whether you were actually in the same room? People's subjective…

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At 13:11 on March 28, 2011, Antoaneta Markova said…

I'm glad to have met you too! I'll follow your stories on dw's website, I'm already catching up with the archive :)

Enjoy a sunny week!

Tony

At 17:37 on November 17, 2010, Diana Lungu said…
Dear Irene,
Thanks for your message. I hope we can keep the discussions going ahead of COP16 and beyond. It's a great group of people. Thanks so much for your contribution and participation.
Sincerely,
Diana
At 11:27 on October 31, 2010, Diana Lungu said…
Dear Irene,

It was great you could join us this week in Brussels during the Climate Action Conference. I hope you will enjoy our community. Feel free to share your articles and blogs here as well.

Sincerely,
Diana
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