Former California Governor (and current gubernatorial candidate) Jerry Brown may be the only person able to give the state a clean energy policy -- mainly because he's already done it before, according to this article.
Jul 7, 2010 Mother Jones
Some of the resistance that killed a major smart growth project in Alameda, California came from environmentalists. Josh Harkinson argues that its time for enviros to stop fighting smart growth and embrace density.
Jun 21, 2010 Mother Jones
Population is the last taboo, says Mother Jones, but on the way to 10 billion in 2045, we might want to consider having the conversation.
May 11, 2010 Mother Jones
Developers, planners, and city officials haven't been insisting on regulations protecting low-density residential all these years -- the people who live there have, says Kevin Drum at Mother Jones.
Apr 12, 2010 Mother Jones
Population centers the world around are caught in the grips of devastating droughts. Though temporary conditions, their increasing frequency should be a call to water-saving action, writes Tom Englehardt.
Mar 2, 2009 Mother Jones
Housing -- or the lack of it -- remains a major issue in post-Katrina New Orleans.
Sep 8, 2008 Mother Jones
<p>This editorial cartoon from <em>Mother Jones</em> offers a look at a possible future for Yellowstone National Park.</p>
Jul 28, 2008 Mother Jones
<p>One of the hosts of Mythbusters turns his eye on new ideas for energy sources, from grape juice to used tires.</p>
Jun 5, 2008 Mother Jones
<p>In Marin County and other wealthy, liberal enclaves, many residents are vocally supportive of affordable housing and other causes -- unless its in their neighborhood.</p>
Aug 3, 2007 Mother Jones
<p>Privatization is catching on with many state and local governments in the U.S., and Wall Street is expecting great riches from roads.</p>
Dec 19, 2006 Mother Jones