Blogs Commentary

To Say ‘Deep Water’ is a Great Read is Selling it Short

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2012

The search for ancient shorelines is at the core of 'Deep Water,' a terrific new e-book by veteran journalist Dan Grossman.

Extreme Weather Can’t ‘Surprise’ Insurance Companies

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2012

Severe weather has been clobbering insurance companies, and the headlines just keep coming.

Isaac Fades, but Odds of Hurricane Disaster Loom

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2012

Isaac was no Katrina, and Leslie and Kirk pose no threat, but that doesn’t mean we should stop worrying about hurricanes.

Hold Your Rejoicing About Those Falling CO2 Emissions

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2012

U.S. carbon emissions have plummeted lately, but that hardly means the planet is no longer in trouble.

Romm’s Book ‘Language Intelligence’ Insightful, Important

  • Published: Aug 13th, 2012

Heidi Cullen's review of well-known blogger Joe Romm's new book, which introduces the concept of language intelligence.

Lost in Watergate’s Wake: Nixon’s Green Legacy

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2012

Richard Nixon, who resigned 38 years ago today, was a champion of protecting the environment.

Sally Ride: ‘Rare Person Who Made Us All Better’

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2012

Ride could have done anything, but she chose to devote her life to science and served as an inspiration to millions.

400 ppm: A Milestone that Means Everything, and Nothing

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2012

For the first time in recorded history, the concentration of CO2 has nipped above 400ppm in at least one part of the world.