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: Apr 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Want to see a page (or 5) right out of the oil industry's playbook?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Freston's new book makes 10 bold promises about ditching dairy and meat products.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Our water, air, food and public health are all being sacrificed to enrich the Right's corporate cronies.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

As the Right pushes privatization as a solution to the economic collapse, one organization is teaching communities how to defeat corporations.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Kitchens have sadly been replaced with scientific laboratories and it's starting to seem that the American public is one big test animal.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

A new film explores how globalization has resulted in crises of the economy, the environment and the human spirit -- and points the way to a new path.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The massive death toll of dead birds and sea life should draw attention to the countless other species on the brink of extinction.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

As heartbreaking as the job losses and foreclosures are, there is also a bright side to the downward economy -- Americans are beginning to see that "less is more."

Posted on: Nov 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The bottled water company is at odds with Fiji's military junta and has announced they're closing their operations. Here's why that's good news.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Chin up, after all we've got Rachel Maddow, health care, Pittsburgh's f-you to corporate control, and a whole lot more to be thankful for.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The food revolution is encouraging people to wake up and look more closely at where their food comes from and how it will affect their health.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Sierra Club's Michael Brune talks about how we can transition to clean energy, and how his million-member organization plans to flex its muscle.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Out-of-state oil giants and Tea Party financiers are hoping to knock California off its groundbreaking clean energy track.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Coke has been accused of violence against union members in South America, water pollution overseas, and contributing to child health problems. Is it true?

Posted on: Jul 9, 2010, Source: YES! Magazine

In the fight for water independence, Felton, California has become a symbol of what can be achieved.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2010, Source: AlterNet

From intimidating reporters to trying to enforce no-fly zones, there seems to be a concerted effort to block public access to information.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

40 years after the first Earth Day, we're still staring down the barrel of environmental catastrophe. Here are five big approaches we can take to saving life on the planet.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Bottled water giants are pilfering water from rural towns and cities, while their products are trashing the planet and putting a hole in our pockets. It's time to call it quits.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet

After a strip-mining operation obliterated the author's family homestead, he set out on a 10-year journey to examine the staggering human and environmental costs of coal.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

We’ve got a lot of problems when it comes to our food system, but one of them was clearly articulated with a simple graphic.