Andrew Revkin is the senior reporter for climate and related issues at http://ProPublica.org. He joined the prize-winning public-interest newsroom after 21 years of writing for The New York Times, most recently through his http://nytimes.com/DotEarth blog for the Opinion section, and six years te...
Arielle Duhaime-Ross wanted to be a zoologist, but research in a lab wasn’t cutting it for her. Inspired by the science podcasts she would listen to daily, she decided to combine her passion for science and investigation by enrolling in NYU’s journalism program. A few internships and a run at The Verge later, she is now the environment and climate correspondent for Vice News Tonight. We chatted with her about her journalism journey and what it felt like to “break” her first news.
President Obama’s fruitless effort in Copenhagen to promote Chicago for the Olympics has provoked discussion over whether he will return for the global climate treaty talks there in December. Greenpeace campaigners hung a banner from a church near the Olympics meeting reading, “Obama, Right City, Wrong Date.”[UPDATE, 5:30 p.m.: Scroll down to see Mr. Obama’s press secretary discuss a scenario that could lead to a presidential trip back to Denmark.
One of the main reasons I spend a good portion of my days writing and managing Dot Earth is to test ideas and observations and learn from readers, sometimes on the far side of the planet. My impression is that most blogs are about output. This one is very much about input. Here’s an illustration.