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Just weeks after dismantling it's environmental reporting desk, we get this message in the space formerly housed by The New York Times Green Blog:
"The Times is discontinuing the Green blog, which was created to track environmental and energy news and to foster lively discussion of developments in both areas. This change will allow us to direct production resources to other online projects. But we will forge ahead with our aggressive reporting on environmental and energy topics, including climate change, land use, threatened ecosystems, government policy, the fossil fuel industries, the growing renewables sector and consumer choices."
Is The New York Times ceding it's news on the major issue of our generation to The Guardian? The Guardian has a robust environmental reporting unit and is not behind a pay wall.
Or does this news show that our species has ceded the future?