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: Oct 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

An AP reporter takes the hot air out of deniers' sails.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

A controversial organization promoting foods high in animal fats has some ecstatic. Others think they're whack jobs.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The who, what, where, when and why about COP 15, which strangely means: the "Council of Parties."

Posted on: Oct 21, 2009, Source: AlterNet

No, Rush, this is not how you talk about population issues.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

I've survived 'consumption' and 'trash' days and now I'm on to 'transportation' day.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Seriously, this kid knows his food politics.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

New Yorker writer David Owen has environmentalists shooting broadsides at his new book; do we really want to replicate the Big Apple across America?

Posted on: Oct 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The epicenter of coal extraction needs your help right now and it will just take 3 minutes.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Take part in a week-long project to learn about your environmental footprint and reduce what you use and buy.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Doesn't anyone else in the universe get a say in this?

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Chemicals called 'obesogens' are in our food, cars and homes, according to recent scientific studies -- and they may be making us fat.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It seems the contention is over a a coal plant.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

More and more Americans are finding other ways to get around in greener fashion, from Smart Cars to Vespas.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

We're talking about storm water here ... and it's hot!

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

"I'm here to teach you how to eat that crap in your cabinets."

Posted on: Sep 18, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The greenest technology available to us may not be solar panels, but instead contraception, according to a new report.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Could you get by without your car, food from outside your community, your job? There's a bunch of folks who want to show you how.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

How a tiny town sent a multinational packing.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Van Jones was just the beginning.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

As money has gotten tight and the local-foods movement more popular, urban foraging has become a hit. I spent a day with one forager in San Francisco.