Elisabeth Rosenthal has covered international environmental issues for the New York Times and the International Herald Tribune. She previously was a correspondent in the Times’ Beijing bureau for six years. In earlier articles for Yale Environment 360, she wrote about society’s addiction to flying and about why Europeans tend to have greener lifestyles than Americans.
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Saturday, July 16, 2011
On Biking, Why Can’t the US Learn Lessons from Europe?
This spring, curiosity propelled me onto a New York City subway bound for Prospect Park West in Brooklyn, where a new bike path along the edge of Brooklyn’s largest park had angry residents worked up into a lather.