To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, August 15, 2020

New Observercast

Green Stimulus Can Tackle Both Climate, Covid Crises

BY DANIEL ALDANA COHEN AND DANIEL KAMMEN The COVID-19 epidemic is ravaging our tattered healthcare system and shredding our economy. In the past month, over...

COVID-19 Lessons For Journalists Covering The Climate Crisis

BY MARK HERTSGAARD AND KYLE POPE This story was originally co-published by Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation as part of Covering Climate Now, a...

Australia, Your Country Is Burning – Dangerous Climate Change Is Here With You Now

Editor’s Note: Climate scientist Michael Mann wrote this essay recently while in Australia’s Blue Mountains. It is printed here as part of The Oklahoma...

Has Climate Coverage Finally Turned A Corner?

BY MARK HERTSGAARD AND KYLE POPE Some good news, for a change, about climate change: When hundreds of newsrooms focus their attention on the climate...

Trump’s Need To Destroy Meets The Environment

BY FROMA HARROP One word best describes Donald Trump's environmental policy: sick. The president has an obsessive urge to ravage nature just for the heck...
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