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Posts in category “Environment”

Missing California’s Water As Its Wells Run Dry

A friend who just moved from southern California to Dallas said his …

Posted August 18th, 2014

My Congressman, The Quack

Via Harper’s magazine, this from a May 20, 2014, public-oversight hearing by┬áthe …

Posted August 7th, 2014

Climate Change & Tragedy Of The Commons

Noah Millman has responded to my post about the futility of fighting …

Posted May 14th, 2014

The Virtue Of Peeing In Your Backyard

Hey, hippies are doing it because it’s green: Founded in Brattleboro in …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Portlandia The Pure

A reader sends this jaw-dropping story, appropriately titling it, “Portlandia The Pure”: …

Posted April 17th, 2014

Why Do Conservatives Hate Environmentalism?

Appeals to respect, localism, and stewardship, not ideology, could turn the right green.

Posted March 14th, 2014

The Brainless Evil Of The Soviet Union

Here is a fairly spectacular example of what ideology in power can …

Posted November 18th, 2013

Goodbye Frogs, And Thanks For Eating All The Bugs

From the Washington Post, sad amphibian news: Frogs, toads and salamanders continue …

Posted May 22nd, 2013

CO2: The Point Of No Return?

Grim news from climate scientists: The level of the most important heat-trapping …

Posted May 10th, 2013

It’s Just A Flesh Wound

People who believe that the spike in global temperatures over the last …

Posted March 9th, 2013

Anti-GM Environmentalist Repents

This, from Mark Lynas, a leading UK anti-GM crops campaigner, is something: …

Posted January 7th, 2013

Saruman Rules The Prairie

In North Dakota, the fact that landowners don’t necessarily possess mineral rights …

Posted December 6th, 2012

‘Magical Thinking?’ Tu Quoque, David Remnick

New Yorker editor David Remnick says Obama needs to make dealing with …

Posted November 14th, 2012