John Fialka



John was the founding editor of Climatewire. He's now a reporter working on special projects, based in Denver, Colo. He's a former reporter with The Wall Street Journal, where he covered a wide variety of issues for the Washington bureau. He also served abroad as the lead reporter for the Journal in the first Gulf War and in the London bureau, during the waning days of the Cold War. He has written four books and is the co-founder of SOAR!, a group that has raised more than $10 million to help retired Catholic sisters and brothers.

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A huge freezer, ice cores and ancient grasshopper legs

DENVER — One of the coolest places when it comes to climate change is the Ice Core Facility, a large warehouse here funded by the National Science Foundation. It contains 11 miles of ice cores, from holes drilled into glaciers around the world.