Environment Forum

Floods? Droughts? Wildfires? Hurricanes? Yes, there is a climate change connection

September 12, 2011

For years, climate scientists were circumspect when asked if a specific bit of violent weather — for example, Hurricane Irene, the late-summer storm that slammed the heavily populated U.S. East Coast — could be blamed in some way on climate change.

Must the natural gas industry clean up its act?

October 13, 2009

Natural gas is regarded as a relatively clean source of energy but there is mounting evidence that it has a dirty side.

Are wildlife and water replacing oil and cattle in Texas?

March 9, 2009

Frates Seeligson is one of many ranchers contending with an historic drought in the hard heart of Texas. You can seeĀ a report on the situation by myself and photographer Jessica Rinaldi here.