NPR’s All Things Considered

After 8 Decades And Countless Pastrami Sandwiches, New York's Carnegie Deli Folds

"One of the most famous delicatessens in New York will slice its last sandwich this week."

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Top-Performing Institutions for Sustainability, 2016

"The 2016 Sustainable Campus Index, published by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, or AASHE, recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 distinct aspects of sustainability."

The Huffington Post

(Op-ed) 5 Things To Do About Climate Change, Just In Time For The New Year

"After I wrote What a Trump Presidency Means for Fighting Climate Change, a colleague suggested that I write an article with “5 concrete examples of on-the-ground things people can do.” I’ve been mulling that over."


(Op-ed) Give the gift that keeps on giving: straight talk on end-of-life care

"‘Tis the season for gift giving and the odds are good that you received one you didn’t really want, like the proverbial gaudy tie, the useless kitchen contraption, or the itchy misshapen sweater. It’s the thought that counts, right?"

USA Today


"You have until Dec. 31 to dine at the Carnegie Deli, famous for its piles of pastrami, plates of pickles and portraits of personalities."

Why do Jews eat Chinese food on Christmas? How the tradition has evolved over 100 years.

"It's Thursday, Dec. 25, 2015, and the streets of lower Manhattan are packed. Dredging through the slush on Doyers Street, I can barely push by a family lined up outside Chinatown's Nom Wah Tea Parlor to reach an understated noodle shop to see if they have open seats in the basement. They don't. "

Live Science

Ravenous 14-Foot Python Caught with 3 Deer in Its Gut

"A Burmese python in the Everglades with a penchant for venison gulped down three whole deer — one doe and two fawns — before wildlife officials captured and euthanized it, a new study reveals."


Three Deer Were Found In The Belly Of This Burmese Python In Florida

"Burmese pythons are notorious for their appetite and large portion sizes. However, one individual in Florida has truly outdone its species, with scientists finding the remains of at least three white-tailed deer in its large intestine."


This 14-foot python was caught with 3 deer in its gut. That’s a bad sign.

"Normally, what a snake eats for breakfast isn’t worth a headline. But this is no normal snake. And this was no normal meal."

The Huffington Post

(Op-ed) What a Trump Presidency Means for Fighting Climate

"Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States threatens to undermine international cooperation on climate change."

The Huffington Post

(Op-ed) Why The U.S. Should Stay In The Paris Climate Agreement

"The big news from the United Nations climate meeting that concluded in Marrakech on November 18 is that more than 190 nations, with or without the U.S., are united in their determination to push forward with the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions and keep climate warming to well below 2 degrees C."

Christian Science Monitor

Epic supermoon comes with epic tides, potential coastal flooding

"The moon's proximity to the Earth is creating 'king tides' that could threaten US Eastern coastal communities. Climate scientists say the king tides offer a preview of high tides of the future."


The Social Science Research Behind Political Campaign Ads

"U.S. presidential candidates advertise in battleground states to increase voter turnout. But a new study says ads also have a big impact on campaign contributions."

ABC News

Donald Trump Says He'll Teach Military Expert 'a Couple of Things' About Mosul

"Donald Trump went on the offensive against a military expert and former dean of the Army War College, Jeff McCausland, who said the Republican nominee’s comments this weekend about the battle to reclaim Mosul in Iraq show he doesn’t have a firm grasp of military strategy."

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Tricky Task of Teaching Trump

"Regardless of how Donald J. Trump fares on Election Day, he will have profoundly altered not just American politics, but also the way many American professors teach political science."