John Light

John Light

John Light is a reporter and digital producer for the Bill Moyers team. His work has appeared at The Atlantic, Grist, Mother Jones, Salon, Slate, Vox and Al Jazeera, and has been broadcast on Public Radio International. He's a graduate of Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow him on Twitter at @LightTweeting.

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Thursday, November 26, 2015
21 Kids and a Climate Scientist Are Suing to Force Obama to Fight Climate Change
When the young people working with Our Children’s Trust talk about their lawsuits to compel governments to act on climate change, they like to use a quote attributed to Mahatma Gandhi: “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” This month, it looks like...
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Sunday, September 21, 2014
Big Considerations for the US as Climate Change Sweeps the Globe
As climate change ripples across the globe, the regions that will be hit hardest will also often be the poorest — places where developing economies, political systems and infrastructure are the most fragile. And as another UN summit approaches, some of those vulnerable nations are looking to...
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Friday, September 05, 2014
Ferguson, the Foreclosure Crisis and America’s Hedge-Fund Landlords
The events in Ferguson last month laid bare many of the tensions that are simmering in America. In a report for The New York Times’ Dealbook , Matthew Goldstein adds another to the list: Americans are still reeling from the 2008 fiscal meltdown, the resulting crash in the housing market and monied...
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Sunday, September 29, 2013
The Fast-Approaching ‘Point of No Return’ for Climate Change
For the first time, the world’s top climate change scientists have endorsed an upper limit on greenhouse gas emissions , establishing a target level for curbing emissions that if not achieved could lead to irreversible and potentially catastrophic climatic changes.
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