Fracking and Cell Phones: Evaluating the Real Risks

When I first began writing seriously about environmental issues several years ago, one thing annoyed me above all else: the refusal of many climate scientists to talk about the policy implications of their research. I’d be speaking to a researcher who had documented the rapid melting of alpine glaciers, who knew that it was chiefly due to manmade global warming — but they still refused to talk about what we might be able to do to prevent climate change.