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Richard Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

Richard Schiffman is the author of two books and a former journalist whose work has appeared in, amongst other outlets, the New York Times and on a variety of National Public Radio shows including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

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What Lies Behind the Recent Surge of Amazon Deforestation

After declining by more than 70 percent in recent years, deforestation in the Amazon is soaring.

Richard Schiffman ·


Bigger Than Science, Bigger Than Religion

We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the Earth, one that goes beyond science and religion.

Richard Schiffman ·



Harassment of Climate Scientists Needs To Stop

Climate change denialists are suing scientists, seeking access to their private emails. They will stifle inquiry and scientific progress

Richard Schiffman ·


President Obama Talks Big on Climate Change, But Will He Act?

Obama's climate change goals are ambitious and welcome, but his remaining political capital might not be enough to get it done

Richard Schiffman ·



Grassroots Campaigns Can Stop Fracking One Town at a Time

City councils and local activists have stymied shale gas mining in New York, and could prove an example for others to follow

Richard Schiffman ·


Can the New EPA Chief Stop Obama Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Gina McCarthy's promotion at the EPA will not allay fears that a recent State Department report means KXL is now a done deal

Richard Schiffman ·

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