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Mark Hertsgaard | The Nation

Mark Hertsgaard

Author Bios

Mark Hertsgaard

Environment Correspondent

Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s environment correspondent, is an independent journalist and the author of six books that have been translated into sixteen languages, including HOT:  Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.

Articles

News and Features

Organizers want to transform the image of the climate movement from one dominated by white liberals to one populated by the entire spectrum of race and class in America.

The California governor wants to be known as a climate leader. But he has said yes to fracking—for now.

The Obama administration’s new targets to reduce carbon emissions are a step in the right direction, but we need to demand much more.

To underline how climate change must become everyone’s issue, we asked writers on beats not usually concerned with extreme weather to weigh in.

According to the IPCC’s latest report, global warming is already hurting people, especially the poor, and is bound to get worse in the years ahead. 

It’s just as important to stop Cove Point.

As the IPCC sounds another alarm about climate change, solar energy supporters believe they have a solution.

Big Brother: watching, listening and…; nukes on our mind

Blogs

President Obama and Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will meet within hours in Copenhagen to try to break the deadlock.
The Alliance of Small Island Nations roils summit with call for huge emissions reductions as activists prepare for global day of action...
How Obama could save or scuttle a deal in Copenhagen, and why he needs civil society to push him.