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Dawn Stover

Dawn Stover

Contributing Editor, Energy, Environment, and Climate

Articles by Dawn Stover

20 April 2014

Climate change and the Koch brothers walk into a bar

Dawn Stover

Why humor is a great genre for engaging the public with climate change. 

13 April 2014

Why nuclear power may be the only way to avoid geoengineering

Dawn Stover

In this interview, climate scientist Tom Wigley argues that the climate problem cannot be solved with renewable energy alone, and that, without turning to geoengineering, consideration of the nuclear energy pathway should be an essential component of attempts to address the climate crisis.

4 April 2014

Fukushima Earth

Dawn Stover

Nuclear plants and the planet are complex systems, and both can melt down due to human error.

21 February 2014
AmericasEurope/Russia

More megatons to megawatts

Dawn Stover

A post-Cold War program converted 20,000 nuclear warheads into electricity for civilian use. Why stop now?

30 January 2014
Americas

Nuclear vs. renewables: Divided they fall

Dawn Stover

Climate activists have split into two warring camps. That plays right into the hands of fossil fuel interests.

8 January 2014
Americas

Oh, Canada!

Dawn Stover

America’s kindly northern neighbor has become a ruthless climate killer. Canada, what happened to you?

27 November 2013
Americas

Don't let Earth catch the flu

Dawn Stover

There's a thin red line between fever and death. A slightly hotter planet would put humans in a world of hurt.

1 November 2013
Americas

Out of sight, out of mind

Dawn Stover

Dirty diapers, fracking fluids, and nuclear waste don’t go away just because they’re hidden underground.

26 September 2013
Americas

How many Hiroshimas does it take to describe climate change?

Dawn Stover

Climate campaigners are comparing global warming with nuclear devastation. And here's why dropping the H-bomb in polite conversation is a bright idea.

29 August 2013
Americas

Duck and cover

Dawn Stover

The evacuation plans governments draw up in case of a nuclear accident or attack may not work.

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