Author Archives: Keith Kloor

About Keith Kloor

Keith Kloor is a New York City-based freelance journalist who writes often about the environment and climate change.

Is Climate Fatigue Setting In?

As more Americans and politicians ignore, or dismiss, global warming, a debate heats up over why.

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So What’s the Plan After the ‘Great Disruption’?

As we ponder the root causes of our economic and ecological distress, we should also be thinking about what to do if things get much worse.

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Mining the Legacy of Steve Jobs for Lessons on Sustainability

A personal, tangible connection to the environment is crucial if we want to do more than intellectualize about climate change.

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In Search of a New Eco-Narrative

More time will have to pass — and more minds will have to change — but the ‘new narrative’ on environmentalism supported by some may be establishing an early foothold.  It remains uncertain whether a pro-technology/pro-economic growth approach can gain [...]

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Making Funny with Climate Change

Comedy may be able to make inroads with audiences in ways that ‘serious journalism’ often cannot. With an issue as serious as climate science suggests, communicators should not shy from taking the risks of injecting humor as appropriate.

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Beware of Eco-Metaphors That Overstay Their Welcome

Can allegiance to outdated environmental metaphors unwittingly contribute to undue politicization of the issues? Is Easter Island an apt metaphor for the ‘whole Earth’?

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Having A More Nuanced Climate Conversation

As a ‘wicked’ problem posing complex challenges on multiple levels, climate change demands a sophisticated, but perhaps impossibly elusive, dialog among diverse interests.

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