Our featured topic last week was global warming. With a broad range of voices and perspectives weighing in on global warming -- and the surrounding debate -- it can be difficult to separate news from opinion. The NewsTrust community made some important distinctions in this case. Giving some of the highest ratings to scientific publications, our members found high-quality coverage of global warming and its environmental, social and economic impact on the world. Here's a sampling of some of the best stories:
Ocean Acidification: A Global Case of Osteoporosis
Discover Magazine (Special Report)
A Little Oil Goes a Long Way
New York Times (News Analysis)
China's Cars, Accelerating A Global Demand for Fuel
Washington Post (Special Report)
Earth: The Biography - Atmosphere
National Geographic (Special Report)
Massive Greenhouse Gases May Be Released As Destruction, Drying Of World Wetlands Worsen
ScienceDaily (Special Report)
Where would America's renewable energy come from?
Christian Science Monitor (Blog Post)
Al Gore: Carbon-free juice
Seattle Post Intelligencer (Editorial)
Can green be groovy?
Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming
Daily Kos (Review)
Democrats and Energy: Reality Bites
Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
This week: China
With the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing a little more than a week away, NewsTrust has turned to China for this week's featured topic. In a country without a strong, independent press, how are foreign journalists reporting on the many critical issues facing this emerging superpower? Join the NewsTrust community and help find great journalism on China in the days leading up to this international event. Please submit great stories, or review unrated articles (stories with the grey stars) on our topic page for China.