Biden’s Most Daunting Adversary
October 31, 2020
Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org and Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury. His most recent book is Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? (December 2020)
This is going to be a century of crises, many of them more dangerous than what we’re living through now.
Our Final Warning: Six Degrees of Climate Emergency
by Mark Lynas
August 20, 2020 issue
My Land, Your Land
Grinnell: America’s Environmental Pioneer and His Restless Drive to Save the West
by John Taliaferro
Natural Rivals: John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, and the Creation of America's Public Lands
by John Clayton
January 16, 2020 issue
A Future Without Fossil Fuels?
At what point does a new technology cause an existing industry to start losing significant value?
2020 Vision: Why You Should See the Fossil Fuel Peak Coming
a report by Kingsmill Bond
A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation
a report by the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation
April 4, 2019 issue
A Very Grim Forecast
On climate change, we’re running out of options, and we’re running out of decades.
Global Warming of 1.5°C: An IPCC Special Report
by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
November 22, 2018 issue
Seeing Red? Think Blue
It’s both unfair and unwise to elect people, even very good ones, and then consider our part of the job done. If you think about it this way, it’s a little easier to swallow your hurt and disappointment when the DNC does stupid stuff. Elections are about electing people whom you can then push effectively to do more.
August 14, 2018
The Americans We Need
America is not just doing refugees a favor by letting them in. They’re doing America a favor by coming here—revitalizing our economy, sure, bringing new talent and energy and enterprise to every part of our society, but also helping shore up our culture at its weakest spots.
January 30, 2017
Pause! We Can Go Back!
David Sax’s ‘The Revenge of Analog’
The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter
by David Sax
February 9, 2017 issue
The Koch Brothers’ New Brand
Jane Mayer’s ‘Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right’
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right
by Jane Mayer
March 10, 2016 issue
The Pope and the Planet
A sweeping, radical, and highly persuasive critique of how we inhabit this planet
Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home
an encyclical letter by Pope Francis
August 13, 2015 issue
Climate: Will We Lose the Endgame?
The natural world is making it clear that the clock ticks down faster than we feared
Antarctica: An Intimate Portrait of a Mysterious Continent
by Gabrielle Walker
What We Know: The Reality, Risks and Response to Climate Change
a report by the Climate Science Panel of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment
a report by the US Global Change Research Program
July 10, 2014 issue
What Would Thoreau Do?;
Walden Warming: Climate Change Comes to Thoreau’s Woods
by Richard B. Primack
June 19, 2014 issue