Eventually, readers will see fewer and fewer of these essays. Hansen’s side will refocus on the agonizing details of exactly what it will take to mitigate climate change. Cockburn’s side will attempt to controvert the more specific facets of climate science, such as hurricanes, Saharan dust, and cloud formation. But it’s important to remember how the language and tone of the debate have evolved.
Behind the News
03:32 PM - May 7, 2007
Hansen v. Cockburn in the The Nation, With Nothing at Stake
The global warming debate goes nowhere in this slow-motion battle of wits.
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An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
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7 questions for President Obama
“There are some lists that have helped Jews in the past, including, most notably, Schindler’s, but…”
We are all correct
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.