In The Public Media

"2200 BC: A climatic breakdown as a cause for the collapse of the old world?"

 Harvey Weiss, keynote speaker. Halle Conference 2013

"When Civilizations Collapse"

EnvY: The Journal of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. June 2012.

"Collapse? What Collapse? Societal Change Revisited."

Science. November 12, 2010, pp. 907-9.

"They Walked Away."

"Climate to blame in cultural collapses."

"The Climate of Man--II, The curse of Akkad."

 The New Yorker. May 2, 2005, pp. 64-73.

"Clues to climate's future may lay in past."

CNN. April 8, 2005.

"Mesopotamian climate change."

Geotimes. February 2004.

"Time and Chance."

The Economist. December 18, 2003.

"Humans' 10,000-year warming habit."

BBC News. December 10, 2003.

"Parched Turf Battle: Did Climate Changes Cause Civilizations To Collapse?"

 Scientific American. December 2002.

"Empires in the Dust."

Discover. March 1998.

"Collapse of Earliest Known Empire Is Linked to Long, Harsh Drought."

The New York Times. August 24, 1993.

"How the Akkadian Empire Was Hung Out to Dry"

Science Vol. 261. August 20, 1993.

"History from bits of Clay: A further probe in Northern Syria."

Yale Alumni Magazine and Journal. February 1984.

"Diggers Find Imperial City of Assyrians."

The New York Times. October 18, 1981.