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A House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing featuring two low-profile cabinet members won't make a splash even on a slow-news day, and certainly not when a juicy story like the AIG outrage has so ...
by desmoinesdem
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 06:08 AM PDT with 97 Recommends
In some previous energy independence diaries (list below the fold), I have mentioned retrofitting the suburbs. That is because suburban sprawl creates gross energy inefficiency. However, one of the ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Nov 19, 2006 at 02:08 PM PST with 50 Recommends
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat Sep 16, 2006 at 10:54 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Word has it that California's got parrots. As it turns out, Texas, Florida and (surprise!) Brooklyn all have populations of feral parrots, descended from escaped (or exiled) pet parrots from stores ...
by cskendrick
Comment Count 53 comments on Thu Jan 04, 2007 at 07:24 PM PST with 37 Recommends
This is a story about how Wal-Mart conspires with small city government to impose itself on a small community and threaten the community's thriving small businesses. It's also a story about how a ...
by badger
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Dec 30, 2006 at 12:34 PM PST with 34 Recommends
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Jun 08, 2006 at 03:51 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
by ManfromMiddletown
Comment Count 38 comments on Sat Jun 24, 2006 at 09:41 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
I gave a presentation about sustainable communities on October 6, which happened to be International Walk to School Day .� In my talk, I mentioned ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 10:35 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
by ManfromMiddletown
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 05, 2006 at 06:08 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
by greendem
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Oct 26, 2005 at 10:25 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
There is no question that environmental sustainability requires, among other things,�more efficient use of land.� Indeed, I have�basically staked my career on the proposition that ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 05:15 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
One of the consequences expected due to global warming is drought, but most scenarios have focused on the western part of the U.S. However, right now there is a looming crisis in a part of the ...
by mcrowther
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 08:04 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
by JR Monsterfodder
Comment Count 12 comments on Thu Dec 22, 2005 at 05:16 AM PST with 20 Recommends
The Washington Post seems to have a bizarre love-hate relationship with Global Warming Skeptics. The paper's formal statements, its editorials, are increasingly clear that Global Warming ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Jan 28, 2007 at 10:10 PM PST with 19 Recommends
In some previous energy independence diaries (list below the fold), I have mentioned retrofitting the suburbs. That is because suburban sprawl creates gross energy inefficiency. However, one of the ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 20, 2006 at 06:09 AM PST with 19 Recommends
by eire1130
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jun 30, 2006 at 08:21 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
by JR Monsterfodder
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Apr 25, 2006 at 06:35 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Queen Creek, Arizona, is on the far southeastern fringe of metropolitan Phoenix.  According to Google Maps, it’s 38 miles and about an hour to central Phoenix by the shortest route.
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 65 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 09:18 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Some of the nicest people I know also live in urban sprawl. We are all creatures of our culture, we like big lots, open spaces and quiet, that's why we live in areas that provide these amenities. ...
by imagine80
Comment Count 45 comments on Wed Feb 28, 2007 at 11:50 AM PST with 17 Recommends
I’m going to start by being deliberatively provocative:  “cities” may not matter nearly as much as we sometimes suggest.  I surround the word with quotation marks, ...
by Kaid at NRDC
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 06:42 AM PST with 16 Recommends