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Gas Fracking: No Time for Nuance

Carl Safina | Posted 10.04.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

What kind of country exempts one practice -- fracking for gas -- from its Clean Water Act, since the process contaminates water? The America I want and have loved doesn't sell its core values -- and yet we've done just that for fracking.

Krauthammer's Climate Crack-up

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.08.2013 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Conservative columnist Steve Chapman recently advocated this alternative vision. Krauthammer should use his platform to do the same. Why not do that? What's the worst that could happen? It's not like he'd lose his Fox News gig or anything.

No Break in the Breaking News That Our Climate Is Breaking

Neil Wagner | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

These are the best of times and the worst of times for the climate change cartoonist field. On the plus side, there is no problem coming up with new ideas. On the down side, there are new, horrifying climate findings being reported every day.

Methane in the Twilight Zone (First Episode)

Nathan Currier | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Nathan Currier

Last month saw methane emissions entering the twilight zone for the first time. By an odd quirk of timing, two incongruous things happened virtually at once.

Iterate to Innovate

Jigar Shah | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green
Jigar Shah

While the threat of carbon to our planet has been dismissed on one side -- and is Armageddon on the other -- it seems prudent that we assume the probability for Armageddon is greater than zero and that we address it.

Is Climate Change Too Boring To Engage Public Interest?

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

You'll find huge budgeted projects examining public attitudes toward climate, doing focus groups, studying "framing," the use of language, symbolism, ...

The Media, Climate Science, and Deniers: Time to Tell a New Story

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Lehner

It is hard to communicate a sense of urgency when you are writing about ice melting. I get the sense that some journalists handle this dilemma by reporting on climate change as if it were a sports event.

Watch Interview with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Time to Act? What's Next for Climate Policy With Special Guest: Lisa JacksonOn April 20 I talked with Lisa Jackson, the Administrator of the Environme...

Post Copenhagen Stress Disorder (PCSD)

Sanjay Khanna | Posted 02.01.2010 | Green
Sanjay Khanna

So, how does one make sense of the disastrous Copenhagen Summit, and bring perspective to its troubling outcome? My approach was to look for patterns among seemingly disconnected conference phenomena.

Cleaning up the American Eden: How Environmentalism Was Born on the Hudson River

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise Mirrer

The Hudson River has played a decisive role, not only as the birthplace of New York City and State, but also as the cradle of today's environmental movement.