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New York Times blog

  • Added Oct 10, 2008
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Apr 23
A Deeper Look at a Study Finding High Leak Rates From Gas Drilling : A closer look at a hot study on high gas leak rates in Pennsylvania's fracking zone raises coal questions....
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Apr 22
Beneath the Surface of China’s Great Urban Rush : Can China's urbanization push sidestep the Western pattern of pollution and sprawl, and can it consider the rights of displaced citizens?...
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Apr 22
No Time to Waste: Students Pursue Environmental Progress Instead of Exam Grades : College students get out of the classroom and pursue environmental initiatives with partners in surrounding communities....
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Apr 16
A Risk Analyst Explains Why Climate Change Risk Misperception Doesn’t Necessarily Matter : A longtime analyst of risk misperception says leaders can't wait for the public to "get" global warming....
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Apr 15
A Green Group Sees Hope in ‘The End of China’s Coal Boom’ : Greenpeace sees growing signs that China is heading toward peak coal, putting climate targets within sight....
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Apr 14
White House Pressed to Protect Ailing Monarch Butterflies : The White House is sent a fresh pitch for a push to restore monarch butterfly habitat and food on public and private lands....
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Apr 13
Nations’ Handling of New Climate Report Presages Divisions in Treaty Effort : Wrangling over wording of the summary of the latest U.N. climate report foreshadows worse to come in treaty talks....
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Apr 12
My TEDx Talk: We Are Perfect, With a Hefty Asterisk : I propose a shift in goals from numbers to traits that can help us shape a "good" Anthropocene....
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Apr 10
It’s Time for Africa’s Green Revolution, Focused on Corn : A look at the steps required to spark a green revolution in Africa....
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Apr 9
Even New York Drivers Wowed by a White, Winged Commuter : An odd moment in which a white pigeon races commuters on a New York highway seems a little less odd after some Googling....
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Apr 9
The Uphill Climate Challenge in ‘Years of Living Dangerously’ : Some thoughts on the challenges facing a nine-part Showtime series on global warming....
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Apr 7
Showtime Series Aims to Engage Sleepy Public on Global Warming With Celebrity Guides : A new Showtime series aims to reengage a somnolent public on the risks of human-caused global warming....
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Apr 7
Other Voices: Earth Institute’s Steven Cohen Seeks a Post-Hysterical Approach to Climate Progress : A veteran of environmental regulation and management seeks a non-hysterical approach to climate progress....
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Apr 2
Another Warning for the Northwest From Chile’s Earthquake Hot Zone : A powerful earthquake off the coast of Chile provides a fresh warning to the Pacific Northwest....
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Apr 1
A Whale of an International Court Ruling Against Japan : An international court rules that Japan's so-called scientific whale hunts are not science, and thus not allowed under a moratorium....
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Mar 31
U.N. Climate Report Authors Answer 11 Basic Questions : IPCC scientists answer 11 frequently asked questions about the impacts of global warming....
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Mar 30
Climate Panel Sees Global Warming Impacts on All Continents, Worse to Come : The new U.N. climate panel report on impacts of global warming sees substantial shifts already under way and much more to come....
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Mar 28
Rising Seas + Dams + Aquifer Pumping = Delta Blues : Dams, water pumping and global warming are combining to threaten crowded delta regions....
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Mar 27
It’s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere : Varied views on a weekend crow-shooting contest....
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