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Andrew Revkin

environmental reporter, New York Times

Andrew Revkin is an environmental reporter for the New York Times who specializes in climate change coverage. Revkin is author of Dot Earth, a blog about humans and their affect on the planet.

Andrew Revkin appears in the following:

Sucked Into the Polar Vortex

Friday, January 10, 2014

Last week brought subzero temperatures to much of the United States. There was no escaping the cold, or the media’s hysterical weather reporting. Bob speaks with Andrew Revkin, writer of the Dot Earth blog for the New York Times, about the media’s dramatics when reporting on weather events.

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Andrew Revkin's Stroke of Luck

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Reporter Andrew Revkin, who writes the Dot Earth blog for the New York Times, talks about having a stroke 22 months ago. His article "My Stroke of Luck" is in the Science section of today's New York Times.

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America's Changing Stance on Global Warming

Thursday, June 21, 2012

For as long as we can remember, America has been leading the charge against global warming. But at yesterday's Rio+20 Earth Summit, the President was conspicuously absent. And with the world economy taking up all the front pages, global warming has taken a back seat. 

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March Heat Breaks Records Across the Country

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

According to newly released figures from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 15,000 weather records were set in the United States last month. John Harold, a farmer in Olathe, Colorado, says it's been hard not to notice the strange weather fluctuations. Andrew Revkin, who writes the "Dot Earth" blog for The New York Times Op-Ed section, says this year's records are an indication of what to expect in the future.

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Earth Month: Back to Nature

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Andrew Revkin, author and New York Times Dot Earth blogger, continues his weekly April visits to talk about environmental issues. This week: How we can rediscover nature and use our connection to the environment to forge better individual practices.

Event: Revkin will be appearing tonight at “What Can We Do?”, a major transatlantic conversation about the latest on global warming, the Copenhagen climate talks, and policy options for the future.  Click here for information and tickets.

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Earth Month: Offshore and Cap and Trade

Thursday, April 01, 2010

The Obama administration's decision to open up offshore drilling, the future of Cap and Trade, and the move to the Opinion Column of the Times.

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Census Day

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Happy Census Day! We are celebrating by looking at the direct ways in which the Census affects funding for everything from parks to hospitals. Plus: Google’s roll in China with Chinese blogger and writer Huang Hung; And, our April weekly guest: New York Times’ Dot Earth blogger Andrew Revkin.

Gore, Ban on Defensive After Leaked 'Danish Text'

Thursday, December 10, 2009

A leaked document on climate change is causing furor and driving a wedge between rich and poor countries at the worldwide summit in Copenhagen. Developing nations say that the document asks them to reduce carbon emissions by unfair levels. Former Vice President Al Gore and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon went on the defensive Tuesday, saying that the draft text was only one of many options on the table. We talk with Andrew Revkin, environment reporter for The New York Times and Richie Ahuja, India Program Manager for the Environmental Defense Fund

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Round two on the Kyoto Protocol

Monday, April 27, 2009

The beleaguered Kyoto Protocol, enacted in 1992 to limit global greenhouse gas emissions, but was never ratified by the United States, is back up for negotiations this year. Will the U.S. be a real partner to the cap-and-trade agreement? In advance of the new Kyoto discussions, President Obama is meeting with the representatives of 17 governments at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate in Washington D.C. The governments will be looking for indications of how others will navigate the Kyoto Protocol negotiations. For more The Takeaway turns to Andrew Revkin, New York Times environmental reporter.

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What does it take to build a carbon-neutral metropolis?

Monday, January 19, 2009

Masdar City is a planned city in Abu Dhabi that promises to be the world’s first carbon neutral metropolis. This week, it is home to the second World Future Energy Summit, a conference that promises to be a who’s who of global energy politics. But can a carbon neutral community really exist? What does it take to construct and support one? Jesse Fox, an urban planner and contributing writer for Treehugger.com joins The Takeway from the Summit along with Andrew Revkin, writer of the New York Times Dot Earth blog.

Want a tour of Masdar City? Watch the video for an aerial fly through:

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Gore's Call to Action

Friday, July 18, 2008

Yesterday, Al Gore delivered a speech in Washington calling for America's energy to be carbon-free in the next 10 years. Andrew Revkin, reporter with the New York Times and Joseph Romm of the Center for American Progress talk about the impact of Gore's speech.

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Half by '50

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

G-8 leaders pledged yesterday to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050. Andrew Revkin, environmental reporter for The New York Times, breaks down the details.

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Climate Control

Friday, May 04, 2007

Andrew Revkin, New York Times environment reporter and author, The North Pole Was Here: Puzzles and Perils at the Top of the World (Kingfisher, 2006) and Richard Richels, economist at the Electric Power Research Institute and one of the lead authors of the third IPCC report ...

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