Jeff Turrentine

onEarth's articles editor, Turrentine is a former editor at Architectural Digest. He is also a frequent contributor to Slate, The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, and other publications.


  • The Old College Try

    Students are pushing their schools to divest from fossil-fuel companies. Administrations are pushing back. History tells us who will win.

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    NIMBY By Any Other Name

    Light-rail proponents in Maryland just won support from their Republican governor. Why is a self-styled “environmental” group standing in their way?

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    Painting the Town Purple

    A new generation of conservative pundits is cheerfully blurring the line between red and blue—by embracing smart growth and New Urbanism.

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    Actually, That's Not Right

    Calling the (many) bluffs of the Clean Power Plan’s coal-loving, credulity-straining opponents.

  • Chris Penny

    School Scandal

    In states whose economic engines run on dirty fuel, teaching kids about climate change is under new attack.