Andrew Revkin

senior reporter for climate and related issues at ProPublica

Andrew Revkin is the senior reporter for climate and related issues at ProPublica. Formerly, he was an environmental reporter for The New York Times and author of Dot Earth, a blog about humans and their affect on the planet. 

Andrew Revkin appears in the following:

Climate Change Happened Today

Friday, August 26, 2016

It took mainstream media several days to catch on to the latest historically destructive floods in Louisiana. Was it just bad timing or evidence of a greater lack of understanding?

30 Issues | The Changing Climate Change Debate

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Andrew Revkin, New York Times writer for the Dot Earth blog, reviews the history of climate change policy in the U.S.

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"Landmark" or "Fraud"?

Friday, December 18, 2015

The Paris climate change deal has been called both “landmark” and “a fraud". We search for clarity amid all the conflicting commentary. 

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 th...

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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...


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 documen...


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 ...


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 conferenc...


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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