Environment

September 2, 2005, 6am PDT
Interviews with authors who warned about New Orleans' vulnerability to hurricanes years ago.
Democracy Now!
September 1, 2005, 8am PDT
The nation's national parks will be destroyed by a secret draft revision of the national park system's basic management policies.
The New York Times
August 31, 2005, 8am PDT
Politicians and planners must correct policies that made New Orleans vulnerable.
The New York Times
August 28, 2005, 11am PDT
New South Wales' three-year environmental education plan aims to improve sustainable living.
Smart Growth Online
August 27, 2005, 7am PDT
Alternet recently used LEED criteria as an example to cite the top 10 environmentally-friendly schools.
AlterNet
August 25, 2005, 11am PDT
To catch polluters, the government is turning to volunteers with digital cameras.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 23, 2005, 11am PDT
Russian scientists make a $10,000 bet with a British climate expert that the planet will cool over the next decade.
The Guardian Unlimited
August 22, 2005, 2pm PDT
When do you plan for a flood? When it comes to global warming, the answer to this classic question is: "Too late", writes Jane Holtz Kay.
Jane Holtz Kay
August 22, 2005, 7am PDT
Barriers to better development patterns are often rooted in stormwater permits and related codes and regulations.
ICMA Bookstore
August 21, 2005, 11am PDT
A BBC documentary offers lessons to be learned from 17th Century farming practices.
BBC News
August 15, 2005, 2pm PDT
Another climate-skeptic argument comes up short as two independent studies find errors in the how old temperature records were calculated.
The New York Times
August 15, 2005, 6am PDT
Landscapers have begun work on New York City's largest green roof, a project they say will help reduce the urban heat island effect and clean the air.
The New York Times
August 12, 2005, 1pm PDT
In a city famous for gangs, it's hard to imagine how a creek could improve life.
LA Weekly
August 12, 2005, 11am PDT
A new study shows that the global pattern of "massive conversion" of of land use from natural to agricultural and urban uses has the "most significant impact on the world's biosphere."
GreenBiz
August 12, 2005, 6am PDT
More and more Michigan companies discover new profits in water conservation.
Michigan Land Use Institute
August 11, 2005, 11am PDT
The EPA creates a million-year health standard for Yucca Mountain dump.
The New York Times
August 11, 2005, 9am PDT
Nineteen years after the radioactive explosion in Chernobyl, the ecosystem has returned, and with greater biodiversity than before.
Nature
August 6, 2005, 9am PDT
The global mixing of plants and animals now going on could be a major channel for unplanned environmental change.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 5, 2005, 7am PDT
The great desert has leaped over the Mediterranean. Is climate change to blame -- or man and his works?
Newsweek
August 4, 2005, 2pm PDT
Jared Diamond, author of the controversial book and PBS series Guns, Germs, and Steel talks about how geography and the environment have influenced the rise and fall of civilizations.
Wired