Written by Cindy Brown | September 7th, 2012
Hurricane Isaac is a reminder of our vulnerability and a wake-up call that we need to use this amazing opportunity to reverse the fate of the Gulf Coast by investing in coastal restoration.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | May 4th, 2012
It would be easy to feel overwhelmed with the economic and environmental issues facing the Gulf of Mexico. But can we come together to help the Gulf thrive again?
Written by Timothy Boucher | November 12th, 2009
What am I trying to illustrate in the above photo (a picture of cattle and elephant dung)? That conservation planning is a pile of poop? No. But this mixture of excrement does show why such planning needs to incorporate extreme events like drought or flooding – especially for the impacts of those events on local […]
Written by Stephanie Wear | September 9th, 2009
Having lived in the hurricane zone for most of the last decade, I have developed a bit of an addiction to The Weather Channel this time of year. Until recently, the general feeling around hurricane coverage and anticipation of hurricane season in the United States has been a fear of “the big one.” Now, and […]
Written by Bob Lalasz | April 29th, 2009
Hurricanes — can’t live with them, and can barely run away from them. But hurricane season predictions? How about we just outlaw those right now? That and today’s other top green questions asked (and perhaps answered) below: I Predict 100 Bad Hurricane-Season Predictions This Year: Predictions about the upcoming hurricane season are notoriously bad, reports […]
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | February 25th, 2009
In his book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet, Mark Lynas paints a cataclysmic picture of what might happen if runaway climate change increases the average global temperature by 6 degrees Centigrade: Super hurricanes would cause catastrophic flooding. Explosive gases would bubble up from deep in the oceans and erupt in massive fireballs. […]