The Politics of Earthquakes
March 3, 2010, No Comments

If the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti carry any message for those of us fortunate enough not to live in those places, pe ...

Climate Change Stories
December 14, 2009, No Comments

See all Climate Change posts In Bolivia, Water and Ice Tell of Climate Change If the water problems are not solved, El A ...

Earth Day 2009
April 22, 2009, No Comments

22 April 2009 In The Air Reflections on Earth Day and state of American environmentalism (The New Yorker) The first cele ...

Wednesday Night #1414
April 8, 2009, No Comments

T H E  R E P O R T John Mavridis introduced his friend Jean  Lalonde, CEO of Pleio Health Support Systems, Inc.—whic ...

Wednesday Night #1383
September 3, 2008, 1 Comment

Not to be missed: Beryl Wajsman’s account of the Peel Street flood and the decision-making process involved in mak ...

Hurricane Gustav 2008
September 2, 2008, 1 Comment

Remembering the incredible pluck of the Times Picayune during Katrina and the aftermath, we returned to this long-neglec ...

Politics, government and FEMA
September 1, 2008, No Comments

John, Don’t Go Paul Krugman, NYT It’s an ill wind that blows nobody good. Three years after Hurricane Katrina, anoth ...

Katrina Update 2008
August 31, 2008, No Comments

See also  Katrina Update: A Billion Dollars Later, New Orleans Still at Risk (2007) and CNN Katrina coverage After Fanf ...

U.S. Presidential Campaign: Candidates & Issues
August 17, 2008, 1 Comment

More on the 2008 campaign and issues Although the early days of the campaign were regrettably short on serious explorati ...

China 2008 Earthquake
June 17, 2008, 1 Comment

June 17 More floods threaten south China Dykes and embankments are being reinforced in southern China amid some of the w ...