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Dawn Stover

Dawn Stover

Contributing Editor, Energy, Environment, and Climate

Articles by Dawn Stover

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.

7 August 2013
Americas

How big is your carbon debt?

Dawn Stover

If you’re thinking about energy savings only from the moment you buy a machine, you’re missing half the picture. 

19 June 2013
AmericasAsia

Ecuador challenges the world to step up

Dawn Stover

Combating climate change is everyone’s responsibility. So why not help poor countries leave oil in the ground?

29 April 2013

Your money or your life?

Dawn Stover

When I moved to a neighborhood known as the "murder capital" of New York City, I figured it was only a matter of time before someone held a knife to my throat and demanded my wallet. I would hand it over, of course. It's only money, right? But it didn't happen like I thought it would. I left a Christmas party late one night and heard someone running behind me as I approached a subway entrance. When I whirled to look, I was struck with a heavy object. I tumbled down the staircase and scrambled to my feet -- still in possession of 30 cents and two subway tokens.

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