Thursday, April 21, 2016

Some Good News

Just as we were discussing the Northeast Direct Pipeline yesterday, the plan was suspended. The company didn't cite citizen resistance as the reason, of course, though they had earlier conceded that they had never experienced such significant pushback as they did in Berkshire County. Here's the story in the Berkshire Eagle:

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Betsy Kolbert on reefs and forests

In a thoughtful bit of reporting on efforts to develop resilient corals and chestnut trees, Kolbert here nicely frames some of the ethical dilemmas involved in managing catastrophe.