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Chris Clarke

Joshua Tree
Environment Editor — KCET-TV (Burbank, CA)
Covers:  science, environment, sonoran desert, politics, endangered species, desert conservation, mojave desert, renewable energy, southern california, california
Doesn't Cover: high-end tourism

I'm Environment Editor at I also write on my blog at

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@canislatrans — 3,931 followers, 23,689 tweets

May 21, 2017

Thumbnail of a poster inspired by a conversation with well-meaning tourists. 

May 21, 2017

RT @REasther: As a theoretical physicist, I have never been impressed by Sokal's prank - it mainly proves that academics trust their colleagues 4/N

May 20, 2017

Of course I catch the stupid math error after it gets retweeted. 109 years, not 99.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out in 1989 as a volunteer writer for monthly newsletter of the Ecology Center in Berkeley, CA. Started as editor there in 1992.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but I abandoned them for word processing in the early 1980s.

How is social media changing news?

Making it faster, more democratic, more prone to rumor


Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Advocacy Journalism
Tied for Third Place for a series on the environmental issues facing the California deserts