Paul Sabin

Paul Sabin teaches American history at Yale University and is the author of The Bet: Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble Over Earth’s Future.

The Vault
Oct. 7 2013 1:00 PMIn a 1981 Letter, Scalia Lists His GOP Bonafides
Political Gabfest
Aug. 16 2013 1:07 PMThe Bazelon Family GabfestListen to Slate's show about Obama’s Egypt conundrum and Eric Holder’s sentencing reform gesture. Plus, an economist and a biologist make The Bet about an environmental doomsday.
Fixing It
April 3 2008 6:58 AMThe EnvironmentRefocusing on the environmental crisis.
Science
Sept. 12 2013 1:12 PMWant to Bet?We’re gambling over Earth’s future. What should the betting terms be?
Green Room
May 7 2010 5:25 PMBefore the Big SpillOil companies have a history of ill-timed fights against safety improvements.
Assessment
April 21 2005 7:28 AMEarth DayThe environmental movement's midlife crisis.
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Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.