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: May 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

RAN has a winning strategy for taking on the biggest threats to our climate and to biodiversity.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The country's leading climatologist talks about what our future looks like if we continue along with business as usual -- and what we could do to prevent catastrophe.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What will it take before we have a critical mass to move us toward a sustainable future?

Posted on: Apr 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Residents in industry-friendly West Virginia share their experiences, photos and videos.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Take a look at these just-released EPA photos.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The crowd’s message was a unified opposition to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline currently under review by the Obama administration.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

For starters, this is not your average crude; but there is a whole lot more you should know.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Richard Heinberg talks about the new book "Energy: Overdevelopment and the Delusion of Endless Growth," a haunting look at our current energy path.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

"Partnerships such as this only set the stage to escalate fracking activity, while reinforcing our addiction to fossil fuels," says Gasland director Josh Fox.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Steingraber says civil disobedience is a last-resort show of bravery that can change the outcome -- but you have to get there before the bulldozers do.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why lack of regulations on energy drinks is a serious issue.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Evidence suggests that counties where drilling occurs will be in worse shape economically down the road.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The lessons extend far beyond meat products, and far beyond Europe.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The group included actress Daryl Hannah; Julian Bond, former president of the NAACP;'s Bill McKibben; Sungevity Co-founder Danny Kennedy; and the Sierra Club's executive director Michael Brune.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Environmental advocates say his appointment to the DOE could set renewable energy development back years.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

An enthusiasm for conservation, business savvy and a tenure with the oil industry — does Jewell please both the right and the left?

Posted on: Jan 31, 2013, Source: AlterNet

These are the people who may be holding our future in their hands.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The actor was getting ready for his role in the biopic "jOBS."

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Wenonah Hauter discusses her new book "Foodopoly," a deep dive into our country’s history and our relationships with farmers.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Climate change is going to make life harder, water scarcer, and decisions about the future tougher.