Dot Earth

  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Nations’ Handling of New Climate Report Presages Divisions in Treaty Effort
  7. My TEDx Talk: We Are Perfect, With a Hefty Asterisk
  8. It’s Time for Africa’s Green Revolution, Focused on Corn
  9. Even New York Drivers Wowed by a White, Winged Commuter
  10. The Uphill Climate Challenge in ‘Years of Living Dangerously’
  11. Showtime Series Aims to Engage Sleepy Public on Global Warming With Celebrity Guides
  12. Other Voices: Earth Institute’s Steven Cohen Seeks a Post-Hysterical Approach to Climate Progress
  13. Another Warning for the Northwest From Chile’s Earthquake Hot Zone
  14. A Whale of an International Court Ruling Against Japan
  15. U.N. Climate Report Authors Answer 11 Basic Questions
  16. Climate Panel Sees Global Warming Impacts on All Continents, Worse to Come
  17. Rising Seas + Dams + Aquifer Pumping = Delta Blues
  18. It’s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere
  19. A Bigger Nod to Uncertainty in the Next Climate Panel Report on Global Warming Impacts
  20. Climate Change Art: That Sinking Feeling