John Schwartz

New York Times

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Science writer for the New York Times

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Norway's "Oil Fund" to Divest from Coal

The push to divest fossil fuel stocks began three years ago on college campuses, in the interests of climate change.

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Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is a leading global warming skeptic.

The Economics of Climate Change Denial

Wei-Hock Soon, a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is a leading global warming skeptic.

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At the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was considered an Internet prodigy who developed a code still used to deliver changing content to the worldwide web.

Aaron Swartz and Internet Freedom

At the age of 14, Aaron Swartz was considered an Internet prodigy who developed a code still used to deliver changing content to the worldwide web.

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