Writing for Mother Jones, Chris Mooney examines the rationalization of self-delusion.
The world’s most advanced climate observer has been on ice for almost a decade. In a feature for Popular Science‘s April 2011 issue, writer Bill Donahue tracks down the earth-monitoring satellite DSCVR (Deep Space Climate Observatory) that was supposed to be launched back in 2001. He finds the $100 million device stowed in a Maryland [...]
Today I joined the newly formed Board of Directors of 350.org, coinciding with a range of exciting new changes at the organization. I have been a supporter of 350.org since I first heard about the wacky plan to turn a wonky scientific target into a global people’s movement, and I’m thrilled and honored to be [...]
A small colony of emperor penguins living on an island off the West Antarctic Peninsula has gone missing. This news marks the first time the disappearance of a penguin colony has been documented.
Norfolk, Va. is already experiencing the effects of sea level rise. A report on how the city is dealing with a problem that may soon be on all our doorsteps.
Author Mark Hertsgaard anticipates what cities around the U.S. can expect from the effects of climate change in the coming years, and discusses the media’s responsibility in covering it.
This week on Need to Know, the effects of climate change are already hitting the city of Norfolk, Virginia. We travel to Norfolk to see how the city is dealing with regular flooding caused by sea level rise and a sinking shoreline. Also: We look at an investigation by a Sacramento Bee reporter into millions [...]