Dot Earth

New York Times blog

  • Added Oct 10, 2008
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Oct 29
Building Sustainable Energy Access, from the Outside In : How much energy access in poor places can come from off and on the grid -- and with or without big greenhouse-gas contributions?...
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Oct 28
How Unscientific Ebola Steps in U.S. Could Help Spread Virus Elsewhere : How hyper-reactive quarantine steps in the United States could worsen the Ebola epidemic in Africa -- and perhaps beyond....
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Oct 26
Two Years After Sandy’s Surge, New York City Shifts Toward a Softer Relationship with the Sea : Two years after Sandy swamped parts of New York City, a vision emerges for a mix of hard and soft landscape changes reflecting the reality of rising seas....
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Oct 24
Why Americans Should Fear Fear of Ebola More than the Virus : Two vital efforts to tamp down unfounded fears of Ebola contagion....
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Oct 24
Another Round on Energy Rebound : Two analysts of energy trends expand on their view that efficiency's climate and energy benefits have been overstated....
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Oct 23
Can Genetics and Breeding Do for Cassava What They’ve Done For Corn? : Bill Gates explores non-GMO genetic research boosting corn and cassava yields....
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Oct 22
‘Extreme Whether’ Explores the Climate Fight as a Family Fued : A new play tries to engage audiences on global warming through a family feud over fossil fuels, dying frogs and melting ice....
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Oct 21
Is There Room for Agreement on the Merits and Limits of Efficient Lighting : Seeking constructive dialogue on the merits and limits of clean, efficient lighting....
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Oct 19
A Passing: Rick Piltz, a Bush-Era Whistleblower : A gutsy Bush-era whistleblower and defender of climate science passes away....
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Oct 17
Never Mind the Anthropocene – Beware the ‘Manthropocene’ : A look at the gender factor in assessing the Anthropocene -- the age of "man."...
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Oct 16
Does the Anthropocene, the Age of Humans, Deserve a Golden Spike? : A meeting of geologists and other analysts explores whether Earth has entered a geological age made by humans....
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Oct 15
David Roberts Questions Naomi Klein’s Capitalism-Focused Climate Quest : Naomi Klein says climate campaigners should attack capitalism because it already is a popular target....
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Oct 14
Nature Talks Back, and Sounds a Lot like Edward Norton : Edward Norton, Julia Roberts and other actors give voice to soils, seas and other natural assets....
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Oct 10
Can Peru Control the Murderous Resource Rush on its Forest Frontiers? : A fresh push builds for Peru to bring law and order to its violent Amazon forest frontier....
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Oct 10
Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Defenders of Children’s Rights : Two campaigners for children's rights are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize....
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Oct 7
The Long Bright Path to the Nobel Prize for LED Lighting : A Nobel Prize for the breakthrough behind the LED light bulb honors a long lineage of inquiry....
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Oct 3
Getting Beyond the 2-Degree Threshold on Global Warming : An author of a commentary questioning the value of a hard danger threshold for planetary temperature defends his views....
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