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Mark Hertsgaard

Mark Hertsgaard

Mark Hertsgaard is the environmental correspondent and investigative editor at large at The Nation and a co-founder of Covering Climate Now. He has covered climate change since 1989, reporting from 25 countries and much of the US in his books "Earth Odyssey: Around the World In Search of Our Environmental Future" (1999) and "HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" (2012),  as well as for various outlets. His website is markhertsgaard.com.

 

Articles by this author

 

Climate Coverage Must Stop Ignoring the World's Poorest

The global poor have been living, and dying, from climate-driven disasters for years—but the mainstream media in richer nations is nowhere to be found.

Saleemul Huq ·


Big Oil Should Be Prosecuted for Their Crimes Against Humanity

Fossil fuel companies lied for decades about climate change, and humanity is paying the price. Shouldn’t those lies be central to the public narrative?

Mark Hertsgaard ·


For the First Time Ever, Climate Justice Is on the G7 Agenda

If rich countries want a livable planet for themselves, they'll have to pay what they promised. This weekend’s summit will show whether they will.

Mark Hertsgaard ·


Big Oil Takes Huge Loss in a Day of Game-Changing Climate News

Dutch court ruling and two shareholder revolts bring new hope against climate emergency.

Mark Hertsgaard ·



Trump's Attacks on Democracy Threatens Climate Survival

Only a democracy that works can defuse the climate crisis. Without that expression of grassroots democracy, the world would likely be entering the climate nightmare of four more years of Trump.

Mark Hertsgaard ·



As 2020 Ends, It’s Time for News Outlets to Declare a "Climate Emergency"

Let 2021 be the year that we declare, in accordance with science, that humanity is facing a climate emergency—an emergency we promise to illuminate and, we hope, help humanity overcome.

Mark Hertsgaard ·

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