Into the Red: How the Globe will cover climate change – The Boston Globe

To report on the most pressing issue of our time, the Globe’s climate team is expanding and rethinking its coverage.

By Steven Wilmsen Globe Staff,Updated January 20, 2022, 12:01 a.m.

INTO THE RED: Climate and the fight of our lives

This is how long we have ignored warnings of a coming crisis:

It’s been more than half a century since a presidential panel under Lyndon Johnson found that fossil fuel emissions could be warming the earth.

It’s been 40 years since the National Academies of Sciences published a massive landmark study with similar conclusions.

And it’s been three decades — the span of an entire generation — since a NASA scientist named James Hansen sat before Congress and testified that human-caused global warming was not only real but “already happening now.”

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