Julia Whitty

Julia, an environmental correspondent for Mother Jones, is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction (Deep Blue Home, The Fragile Edge, A Tortoise for the Queen of Tonga), and a former documentary filmmaker specializing in science and the natural world. She also blogs at Deep Blue Home.

Inside the military’s clean-energy revolution

Damn the deniers, the doubters, and the do-nothing Congress. The Pentagon is moving full green ahead.

The new normal: billion-dollar disasters

The U.S. has racked up more mega-expensive natural disasters in 2011 than ever before.

Scary maps of the new climate normal

Every state experienced warmer temperatures in 1981-2010 compared with 1971-2000. Take a look at some alarming maps that illustrate the changes.