Joseph Romm

Joseph Romm is the editor of Climate Progress and a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.

Climate & Energy

Naomi Klein is right: Unchecked capitalism will destroy civilization

Klein's new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate," argues that it's now too late for incremental steps to fight climate change. We have go big.

Climate & Energy

The brutally dishonest attacks on Showtime’s landmark climate series

An error-riddled hit-job op-ed in The New York Times blasts Showtime’s new series on climate change, "Years of Living Dangerously." Here's why the op-ed is wrong.

Climate & Energy

Leaked IPCC stunner: Going bald slashes your carbon footprint, offsets Arctic ice loss

A leaked U.N. report suggests that if every adult male in the world shaved his head, it would entirely offset the enhanced warming from Arctic sea ice loss.

Climate & Energy

American Atlantis: Sea-level rise means Miami is doomed

A must-read piece in Rolling Stone says it's a question of when, not if, the sea will swallow Miami.

Climate & Energy

This ain’t The Onion: Wall Street Journal urges “more atmospheric carbon dioxide”

The country's leading financial newspaper jumps to the defense of the "demonized chemical compound" CO2.

Climate & Energy

The coming GOP civil war over climate change

Reality and demographics are battling the Koch brothers, says the National Journal.


The problem wasn’t the green groups: What Skocpol gets wrong about the climate bill fight

Who's to blame for the failure of the climate bill in 2009 and 2010? Hint: the people who opposed it, ignored it, or undersold it.

Climate & Energy

Obama to college students: ‘Denying climate change won’t make it stop’

Obama doesn't like to talk much about climate change -- except to select audiences of those who will suffer the most from global warming: college students.

Natural Gas

International Energy Agency: ‘Safe’ fracking cheap, but would destroy a livable climate

A new IEA report on the "Golden Age of Gas" says "safe" gas drilling is cheap. That's true if a ruined climate constitutes your idea of "safe."

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