Environment

A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
2 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
<p>Florida's plans to purchase nearly 300 square miles of land for Everglades restoration may face some significant challenges, according to skeptics.</p>
Jul 5, 2008   The New York Times
<p>The Mississippi and Missouri rivers were once dramatically wider, but a century of re-engineering has constricted their courses, making "flood magnification" inevitable.</p>
Jul 3, 2008   Salon
<p>A short video profile shows renewed interest in Arcosanti, the utopian community founded by architect Paolo Soleri. Could Soleri's 40 yr. old utopia be the wave of the sustainable future?</p>
Jul 3, 2008   NBC 12 News
<p>In an effort to reduce shipping costs, Wal-Mart is cutting its food miles and passing the savings on to customer by selling locally grown produce.</p>
Jul 3, 2008   The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>Critic John King reflects on how common assumptions of Bay Area residents about urban growth boundaries and protesting nuclear power are challenged by the growing problem of climate change and energy access.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   The San Francisco Chronicle
<p>Grading countries for their environmental friendliness reveals some surprising results about which countries aren't doing enough to clean themselves up.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   Newsweek
<p>In what may be the silver lining of the current economic climate, high fuel costs and carbon restrained economies may spell the end for unsustainable planning and development patterns in California, according to Rick Cole, City Manager of Ventura.</p>
Jul 1, 2008   The Planning Report
<p>A deal between a Montana timber company and conservationists to preserve 320,000 acres of forest is the largest land conservation in U.S. history.</p>
Jul 1, 2008   The Missoulian
<p>Unless international carbon-capping treaties are implemented, fossil fuel consumption (with their greenhouse gas emissions) will increase 50% by 2030, largely resulting from growth in energy consumption in China and other developing nations.</p>
Jul 1, 2008   Associated Press via Google News
<p>As part of a plan to utilize the city's rainwater and recycle it back to lake Michigan, Chicago has been renovating its 13,00 alleys to become permeable surfaces, where rainwater can soak back into the ground. 40 alleys have been redone so far.</p>
Jun 30, 2008   CNN