Richard  Schiffman

Richard Schiffman

Richard Schiffman is an environmental journalist, poet and author of two books based in New York.

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Can Carbon-Mopping “Artificial Trees” Slow Climate Crisis? by ...

Two scientists at Columbia University believe that carbon-mopping machines modeled after trees could sequester enough carbon from the atmosphere to slow global warming. But can we produce them quickly (and cheaply) enough for the plan to work?

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Research on the Politics of Meditation Points to Deeper Truths

Psychologists recently conducted a study that found that meditation may make you more liberal, at least in the short-term. Richard Schiffman argues that the politics of true spirituality are more abou...