Mark Hertsgaard @markhertsgaard RSS feed About Mark Hertsgaard Mark Hertsgaard is the executive director of Covering Climate Now, the environment correspondent for The Nation and the author of HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth. 3 Articles Greta Thunberg says door is 'open' if Biden wants to meet at UN climate summit The young Swedish climate activist does not expect much from either the U.S. president or COP26, the make-or-break summit that runs Oct. 31 to Nov. 12. COP26: UNITING THE WORLD TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE COVID-19 lessons for the media covering the climate crisis We can draw hope from the fact that we can learn from the coronavirus crisis, and that it can provide a roadmap for stories that will matter about the climate crisis and, crucially, its solutions. Coronavirus in Canada Can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown without the US? With Trump expected to skip the UN climate summit, the question will be: what’s possible if the most powerful nation is pulling away from action?