Elizabeth Kolbert appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
With just over a month till voting day, talk of climate change is essentially absent from campaign rhetoric of both presidential candidates. Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer at The New Yorker, explains why.
Monday, July 23, 2012
New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert documents this summer’s extreme climate changes—particularly heat and drought—and looks at their dire consequences.
Monday, February 21, 2011
Elizabeth Kolbert explains how climate change caused by humans—building cities, changing the land through agriculture and deforestation, and carbon emissions from cars and industry—has risen to the level of geologic significance. Her article “Enter the Anthropocene—Age of Man” looks at the “Anthropocene,” the new epoch defined by humans’ massive impact on the planet. It appears in National Geographic magazine’s March issue.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
The New Yorker’s Elizabeth Kolbert looks at the political and environmental implications of the comprehensive energy and climate change legislation that died in the U.S. Senate last week.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Our two-part series, Legislative Leftovers
continues today with a look at what remains to be done on the cap and trade climate change bill now that Congress in recess for the rest of August. We'll be joined by New Yorker
writer Elizabeth Kolbert
and the Washington Post's
environmental reporter Juliet ...
Monday, May 18, 2009
Some biologists believe that we are now in the midst of what they call “the sixth extinction”—the sixth time in the history of the earth when a devastating mass extinction has occurred. New Yorker staff writer Elizabeth Kolbert
says that some estimate that half of all species may have disappeared by the end of this century. She joins The Takeaway to explain what may be causing this event, and what can be done to stop it.
For more, read an abstract of Elizabeth Kolbert's article, The Sixth Extinction?
in The New Yorker. If you are a subscriber to the magazine, you can read the entire article.
Monday, May 26, 2008
co-edited a collection of the finest writing about the Arctic and Antarctic, The Ends of the Earth
. The book honors four centuries of exploration and scientific study, and also is a reminder of what we risk losing because of climate change.