Dawn Stover

Dawn Stover

Contributing Editor, Energy, Environment, and Climate

Articles by Dawn Stover

25 November 2014

Mind the climate gap

Dawn Stover

New pledges to reduce emissions and fund climate action are not enough to stave off danger. Not even close. Here’s what’s really needed.

23 October 2014

Peter Kuran: Bringing Hollywood to history

Dawn Stover

The director of Trinity and Beyond talks about what it takes to photograph an atomic bomb

5 October 2014

Living on a carbon budget. Or, you can't always get what you want.

Dawn Stover

The climate problem can’t be solved until humanity learns to distinguish needs from wants. ATV riding may not actually be a human requirement.

26 August 2014
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Climate: the new abnormal

Dawn Stover

There is nothing normal about “the new normal” in climate change. Forgetting the past is a dangerous way to adapt to the present.

14 July 2014

Global warming: We’ll worry about that later

Dawn Stover

The latest meme in climate inaction is the notion that we can’t see more than 30 years into the future—so there’s no need for drastic action now

26 June 2014

Did climate deniers just admit they don’t know what they’re talking about?

Dawn Stover

Global warming skeptics have finally figured out why they can’t make any sense of the science: They’re not scientists.

18 May 2014

Addicted to oil

Dawn Stover

What if we actually treated fossil fuel consumption like a drug dependency instead of an environmental problem?

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.