Mark Hertsgaard is the environment correspondent of The Nation magazine, the author of "Hot: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth" and "Earth Odyssey," among other books, and the executive director of Covering Climate Now.

  •  December 2, 2020 
“The way we are moving is a suicide,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in an interview on Monday, and humanity’s survival will be “impossible” without the United States rejoining the Paris Agreement and achieving “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the incoming Biden administration has pledged. The secretary-general said that “of course” …

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