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3/24/14
Can Coal Ever Be Clean?

Can Coal Ever Be Clean?

Published by National Geographic.

In a word: No. But to reduce the worst risks of climate change, we need to make coal power a lot cleaner than it is now.


6/25/14
Rethinking the Keystone Pipeline

Rethinking the Keystone Pipeline

Published by The New Yorker.

Defeating Keystone XL wouldn't mean much for the climate. A binational carbon-reduction agreement would.


4/29/14
The Pocket Guide to Bullshit Prevention

The Pocket Guide to Bullshit Prevention

Published by The Last Word on Nothing.

Five simple steps to follow before publishing. Also published by Slate -- and translated into Swedish and Italian!


10/8/13
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

Published by Houghton Mifflin.

My Scientific American story "Which Species Will Live?" is included in the 2013 edition of this great anthology, edited this year by Siddhartha Mukerjee.


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