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Chip Giller, who founded the online journal Grist, is a winner of a $100,000 2009 Heinz Award, given by philanthropist Teresa Heinz and the Heinz Family Foundation.
The current state of most of the world’s coral reefs is so calamitous that it’s difficult to over-dramatize the situation. Reefs have seen massive declines around the globe, and while there is much debate about which particular threat is most [...]
U.S. legislators’ imminent return to Capitol Hill next week, after their sometimes raucous health reform “town hall” meetings with constituents, is refocusing attention on expected near-term Senate action on energy/climate change legislation.
With the season’s first pro and college kickoffs about to take place, please excuse the sports metaphor. OK, yet another one! To wit: It seemed either a stroke of genius or the proverbial Hail Mary pass, the U.S. Chamber of [...]
If misery indeed loves company, U.S.-based climate scientists and journalists may take some modicum of comfort from the similar challenges facing their British counterparts.
It’s going to cost two to three times more than the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change has estimated to adapt to projected impacts. That’s the headline from a new study released jointly by the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, [...]
One observation often made about – and most often made by – environmentalists and journalists: They tend to take themselves pretty seriously. Sometimes maybe even too seriously.