Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation’s environment correspondent, has covered climate change since 1989. His books include On Bended Knee: The Press and the Reagan Presidency, Earth Odyssey, and HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.
It's time for the United States to show as much commitment in the battle against global warming as it does in the "war on terror."
The power of the market, and of the giant corporations that dominate it, is the overriding political fact of our time.
This book is aimed at business executives, but political reporters may have to read it too, now that Republican front-runner George W. Bush has decided that global warming is real after all.