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Articles by Glenn Scherer

Glenn Scherer is an author and freelance journalist whose stories have recently appeared in,, and other publications. He is former editor of Blue Ridge Press, a syndicated environmental commentary service in the Southeast.

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  • The story The New York Times didn’t cover

    A look at U.S. mainstream media vs. foreign environmental coverage increasingly shows that Europe, Australia, and even India do a better job than we do.

    A perfect example of the underreporting by the US press of extraordinarily important climate change news came on October 10th when The Guardian UK announced that, "An unexplained and unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere two years running has raised fears that the world may be on the brink of runaway global warming."

  • New Jersey’s Democratic governor takes tricks from Bush’s book

    Gov. James McGreevey (left) and DEP chief Bradley Campbell. In the run-up to the 2004 election, those who have high hopes that a change in administration will automatically mean the curbing of environmental abuses by government should look to recent events in New Jersey for a cautionary tale. In the Garden State, Democratic Gov. James […]