Mr. Dawson is a journalist and professor. From 1984 to 2001, he served as the environmental writer for the Houston Chronicle, researching and reporting in major series on smog, air toxics, ozone, grandfathered industries, and global warming, in addition to covering numerous day-to-day events in the environmental field. In the years since, he has continued to write, managing Texas Climate News, covering environmental matters for the Society of Environmental Journalists, as well as contributing to the New York Times, writing for the Center for Public Integrity and the Metcalf Institute, and also serving as a Lecturer in the Center for the Study of Environment and Society at Rice University.
Interview InformationFebruary 27, 2008
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