The Secrets Behind Your Flowers – Smithsonian
Panel Chief on the Gulf Spill: Complacency Led to Disaster – Interview with William Reilly, co-chair of presidential oil spill commission, Yale Environment 360
The Green Cross – Do we need one to respond to environmental disasters? Conservation Magazine
Legacy of the Gulf Spill: What to Expect for the Future? – Yale Environment 360
Anatomy of the BP Oil Spill: An Accident Waiting to Happen – Yale Environment 360
In Search of New Waters, Fish Farming Moves Offshore – Yale Environment 360
Will Obama’s Choice Change Education in America? – Profile of Arne Duncan, the Secretary of Education, in Ed., Harvard Graduate School of Education Magazine
The Netroots: Bloggers and the 2008 Presidential Campaign – Nieman Reports
Mountaintop Mining Legacy: Destroying Appalachian Streams – Yale Environment 360. The science tells us that ecological damage from mountaintop coal mining means Obama’s compromise approach won’t make much difference.
The Razing of Appalachia: Mountaintop Removal Revisited: Yale Environment 360. On the Obama administration’s new strategy for easing the impacts of MTR.
Mining the Mountain – Smithsonian. On mountaintop removal coal mining.
The Demise of the Washington News Bureau – The American Prospect
How to Help Burma – The Guardian online. When a cyclone hits a xenophobic police state, what can the world do?
Storm Warning – Mother Jones series on the troubled future of New Orleans
Can’t-Do Nation: Is America Losing Its Knack for Getting Big Things Done? - Washington Post Outlook. What Iraq and Katrina and a host of other things have in common
Is Global Warming Causing Bigger Hurricanes? – Slate.com
My Forbes blog
Path of Destruction: The Devastation of New Orleans and the Coming Age of Superstorms (co-author with Mark Schleifstein)
Path excerpt in US News
City Adrift: New Orleans Before and After Katrina (co-author with six others), Center for Public Integrity/LSU Press, 2007
2005 post-Katrina series on Dutch flood control (scroll to bottom to find “Beating Back the Sea”)
1997 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service – “Oceans of Trouble: Are the World Fisheries Doomed?”
2003 series Fatal Mission on how military outsourcing led to plane crashes/deaths/hostage-takings in Colombia
Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming, by Chris Mooney
Edge of Disaster: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation, by Stephen Flynn