Environment

August 19, 2004, 10am PDT
Several big cities across the nation are making serious commitments to sustainable energy.
The Washington Post Writers Group
August 19, 2004, 6am PDT
Believed to be the first of its kind in North America, a project in Toronto will use frigid water from deep in Lake Ontario to cool buildings downtown then treat it for drinking water.
The Globe and Mail
August 18, 2004, 6am PDT
By changing the word "waste" to "fill" in a regulation covering coal mining, Bush appointees have allowed an increase in the destruction of mountaintops in Appalachia.
The Washington Post
August 17, 2004, 2pm PDT
Amy Goodman interviews David Helvarg and George Monbiot about extreme weather and the effects of global warming.
Democracy Now!
August 16, 2004, 1pm PDT
Environmental groups release a report that claims thousands of acres of wetlands have been drained by developers under a policy adopted by the Bush administration.
The Washington Post
August 16, 2004, 11am PDT
Once known as the "Venice of the East", Bangkok's canals are now a victim of urban sprawl.
Florida Herald Tribune
August 14, 2004, 1pm PDT
The Bush administration is willing to let state and local governments to have a say on national forest policies but only as long as they're saying what the administration wants to hear.
The Los Angeles Times
August 13, 2004, 9am PDT
Will the need for military readiness trump decades of environmental protections?
Grist Magazine
August 12, 2004, 12pm PDT
Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry criticized President Bush for neglecting nations's national
Bloomberg
August 12, 2004, 6am PDT
Is the Wilderness Act which protects 106 million acres in the nation still relevant today?
Missoula Independent
August 11, 2004, 2pm PDT
Gov. James E. McGreevey signs a bill protecting more than 400,000 acres of land as well as drinking water but environmentalists stay away.
The New York Times
August 10, 2004, 9am PDT
Randy Hayes of the Rainforest Action Network champions the environment by challenging corporations. Welcome to Hayes' 500-year plan.
The Los Angeles Times
August 8, 2004, 11am PDT
Storms send tons of sewage into London's Thames River.
This Is London
August 5, 2004, 2pm PDT
Wendell Cox and Ronald D. Utt accuse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of an "anti-automobile bias."
The Heritage Foundation
August 5, 2004, 1pm PDT
Environmentalists warn that altered genes could spread to natural populations.
The New York Times
August 5, 2004, 7am PDT
Researchers on both sides of the Atlantic are trying to understand globetrotting pollution.
The Christian Science Monitor
August 3, 2004, 9am PDT
Could your cozy wooded backyard be a breeding ground for the next plague? Environmental health experts argue that ecosystem disruption speeds the spread of infectious diseases.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 3, 2004, 8am PDT
A report about energy issues from the Democratic National convention.
Grist Magazine
August 2, 2004, 12pm PDT
Acres of coastal land are lost in Maryland every year. Highly accurate topographical mapping could revolutionize planning for storms, development and flood insurance.
The Baltimore Sun
August 2, 2004, 11am PDT
Boston's average temperature has increased 1.5 degrees Celsius over the past century.
The Christian Science Monitor