Field Notes' fourth chapter, "The Butterfly and the Toad," ends Kolbert's first section, "Nature." Please feel free to post questions or comments on that chapter.
I've been continuing to think about media coverage of global climate change. If you click on the title to this post, it will take you to an article "Environmental Journalism in the Greenhouse Era: Looking for Climate News beyond Corporate Media." Check it out. It provides some vital information as we consider how media in our country cover this urgent topic--and as we decide where to turn for factual reporting by experts.