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Nature Photographer James Balog Honored

James Balog LEAF award
by Bill Chameides
Apr 16, 2014

The cameraman featured in the Oscar-nominated film “Chasing Ice” has captured a lot more than ice with his lens.

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‘The Great Invisible’ Wins Full Frame’s Best Environmental Film

'The Great Invisible'
by Bill Chameides
Apr 8, 2014

Environmental winner documents the impact of the Deepwater Horizon disaster on the ecosystem — the human ecosystem.

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The Dark Side of Environmental Art

Birds oiled by Exxon Valdez oil spill
by Bill Chameides
Mar 26, 2014

Do doom-and-gloom pictures of environmental devastation and catastrophe make green converts?

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A Little Tar on Obama’s ‘All of the Above’ Energy Strategy?

Oil sands mine
by Bill Chameides
Feb 21, 2014

Have you heard the one about the United States producing oil from tar sands? Some joke, huh?

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Bob Dylan’s Times, They Have a-Changed

Dylan's Chrysler Ad
by Bill Chameides
Feb 11, 2014

Hey, Mr. Dylan, “something is happening here, but you don’t know what it is.” Cars with "zoom,” “roar” and “thrust" are so passé.

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Obama’s Climate Legacy May Come Down to Coal and ‘No’

President Obama delivers his State of the Union, 2014
by Bill Chameides
Feb 5, 2014

The Obama administration gave environmentalists little to cheer about last week, but the game is hardly over.

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Art Makes Environmental Change Real

Eve Mosher, High Water Line | NYC
by Bill Chameides
Jan 24, 2014

Experiencing the science of climate change rather than learning about it.

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7 Stories From Winter Break, Circa 2013-2014

A New England view
by Bill Chameides
Jan 6, 2014

A précis of environmental news and happenings from over the holidays.

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Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

by Bill Chameides
Dec 23, 2013

There was a lot to write about environmentally speaking this year.

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The Latest on Earthquakes: Enhanced Oil Recovery Shaking Things Up in U.S.

by Bill Chameides
Nov 14, 2013

Evidence linking carbon dioxide (CO2) injection to earthquakes may be bad news for carbon capture and storage.

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