Category Archive: Environment

WHYY interview: Every Time You Fly, You Trash The Planet — And There’s No Easy Fix

Earlier this month, I wrote a FiveThirtyEight story about aviation’s climate problem, Every Time You Fly, You Trash The Planet — And There’s No Easy Fix. (A companion story, Some Airlines Pollute Much More Than… Continue reading

High Country News: Why science can’t settle endangered species disputes

Is It or Isn’t It (Just Another Mouse)? Why science alone will not settle the West’s endangered species dilemmas High Country News, August 7, 2006 2007 recipient of an honorable mention for print… Continue reading

Mother Jones: Thanksgiving Turkey for the Soul

Thanksgiving Turkey for the Soul A small farmer’s first-person account of the reckoning: “I need to know my birds can resist.” Mother Jones, Nov. 26, 2009

Los Angeles Times: Can Bikes and Cars Share the Road?

Bikes and Cars: Can We Share the Road? With more bikes on the road, drivers are frustrated — and cyclists are at risk. Now’s the time for changes. Los Angeles Times, November 2,… Continue reading

High Country News: From Corn to Cabernet

From Corn to Cabernet A burgeoning wine industry takes Colorado agriculture uptown. High Country News, August 19, 2009

New Scientist: Tread Softly

Tread softly. New Scientist, February 3, 2000 Road networks play havoc with nature. But a new kind of route map will make it easier to treat the land more gently, says Christie Aschwanden

New York Times: Agent Orange Lingers in Vietnam

Through the Forest, a Clearer View of the Needs of a People Vietnamese botanist Phung Tuu Boi is working to help forests and native peoples recover from Agent Orange. Filmmaker George Lerner produced… Continue reading

High Country News: Why science alone will not settle the West’s endangered species dilemmas

Is It or Isn’t It (Just Another Mouse)? Why science alone will not settle the West’s endangered species dilemmas High Country News, August 7, 2006 2007 recipient of an honorable mention for print… Continue reading