Stories by Tara Lohan

Tara Lohan is a freelance writer and former senior editor at AlterNet. She is the editor of two books on the global water crisis, including Water Matters: Why We Need to Act Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource. Follow her on Twitter @TaraLohan. subscribe to Tara Lohan's feed

Posted on: Jan 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We aren’t going to be able to drill our way out of the climate crisis without creating an even bigger mess in the process.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Matt Damon's promised land is out in theaters now.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The death of RAN's executive director at 39 has devastated friends, family and colleagues.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Despite spending her time fighting Republicans, industry groups and sometimes even the White House, Jackson has had some notable achievements.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Our failure to give a crap is more frightening than flesh-eating fungi.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A common industry practice puts consumers at higher risks for eating food contaminated by deadly pathogens -- and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The annual list looks at how developing countries stack up in terms of environmental protection, human rights and social welfare.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A perfect example of fear-mongering backfires.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Despite public outcry, Virginia could permit mining at one of the world's largest uranium deposits.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2012, Source: AlteNet

The bad news just keeps on coming.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The new documentary "Chasing Ice" is life changing. Here's why.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here's a firsthand account of a trip to the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Five new reports prove that if we don't take our heads out of the sand immediately, we'll be in really hot water.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Osha Gray Davidson discusses his new book "Clean Break," about the keys to Germany's success with renewables and why the U.S. is getting its butt kicked.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

New report says US is poised to become THE world leader in extracting fossil fuels.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

There was a notable upset on a green initiative in Michigan and the defeat of GMO labeling in California, but here is some of the good news.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

From the death penalty to GMO foods to union-busting attacks, here's a breakdown of the most crucial propositions.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Is hurricane Sandy shifting the winds on climate change and politics?

Posted on: Sep 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Cynthia Barnett's new book, "Blue Revolution" issues a call for an American water ethic.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Desperate times call for desperate measures: Some of the projects on the table are far-fetched, but others may actually come to fruition.