John Fialka



John was the founding editor of Climatewire. He's now a reporter working on special projects, based in Denver, Co. 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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Balloon near space explores global shade from sunlight

BOULDER, Colo. — A team of scientists from Harvard University is planning the world's first substantial experiment in the stratosphere to see whether an aerosol of tiny reflective particles might help cool the Earth from the gathering solar heat caused by carbon dioxide emissions.


Are advanced biofuels ready for takeoff?

In 2008, a group of airlines came to Boeing Co., the world's largest aerospace company, with a big problem. At that point, the United States was weighing policies to fight climate change. One of them involved cutting emissions from jet fuel.