Covering Climate Now 2021
Covering Climate Now is a project co-founded by Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation aimed at strengthening the media’s focus on the climate crisis. WBUR is one of 400+ news organizations around the world that have committed to a week of heightened climate coverage in the lead-up to Earth Day 2021.
What The Dustbowl Of The 1930s Can Teach Us About The Origins Of A Looming Megadrought
The Dust Bowl had economic roots, writes Frederick Hewett. Government policies aimed to maximize profit without concern for the environmental consequences -- it’s analogous to what’s hampering the nation's efforts...