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Dawn Stover

Dawn Stover

Contributing Editor, Energy, Environment, and Climate

Articles by Dawn Stover

25 July 2016
Americas

The peace boat Golden Rule sails into a new era of nuclear activism

Dawn Stover

A piece of history is sailing around the Pacific Northwest to raise awareness of nuclear weapons. But the very idea of peace is history to many Americans.

3 July 2016
Interview

In this interview, author and theater director Susan Southard discusses her book Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War, an award-winning history of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and its enduring impact over 70 years.

1 June 2016
AmericasAsiaEurope/Russia

Floating nuclear power plants: China is far from first

Dawn Stover

Beijing plans to develop floating nuclear plants to power its expansion in the South China Sea, five decades after the United States pioneered the technology.

25 May 2016
Americas

The tower in the woods: preparing for nuclear war

Dawn Stover

The US government is ready for a nuclear war. But its expensive preparations are generally kept out of public sight—and mind.

9 March 2016
Americas

The Republican race: Five degrees of climate denial

Dawn Stover

One Republican presidential candidate says he “believes” in climate change. Trouble is, he doesn’t believe in science.

23 February 2016
Americas

Seeing (pollution) is believing

Dawn Stover

What if we could see carbon pollution in the air and water? It might make a world of difference.

14 January 2016
Americas

The US 2016 budget is a gift to the energy industry

Dawn Stover

The new federal budget continues subsidies for renewable energy but lifts the US crude oil export ban. That won't keep fossil fuels in the ground.

30 November 2015
Americas

Obama's opaque administration makes it harder to cover climate change

Dawn Stover

Obama came into office promising transparency in government, but actions speak louder than words.

9 April 2015

Does going “off the grid” actually help the climate?

Dawn Stover

Having a huge battery on your wall probably won’t make you self-sufficient. And it might come at the expense of community-wide energy solutions.

26 February 2015

Climate change: irreversible but not unstoppable

Dawn Stover

Most people assume that a major reduction in emissions would put a stop to global warming. With climate, though, there is no quick way to turn back the clock.

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