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FEMA enjoyed bipartisan praise during the 1990s under
President Clinton. By the time Hurricane Katrina roared into the Gulf,
the Bush Administration had dismantled it.

Beyond the human suffering, Katrina's sucker punch will
be felt in America's increasing dependence on foreign petroleum.

Though the G-8 leaders should subsidize zero-carbon
energy sources, they should resist Bush's advocacy of nuclear energy.

The people of Africa, not Western corporations, should benefit from Africa's resources.

There is no specific genetic marker that distinguishes one race from another.

Wal-Mart's CEO showcases his company's hypocrisy.

Why is The New York Times Magazine floating an unsubstantiated theory of genetic determinism?

Albert Einstein's banner year.

Blogs

Is Earth becoming Easter Island?

March 15, 2011

If the GOP succeeds in cutting back funding for agencies that regulate building standards and facilitate emergency evacuation, how will the US fare in the next unanticipated disaster?

March 15, 2011

To confront climate change we need to completely restructure our economic system.

March 9, 2011

Climate change is happening and it's dangerous, so at this point, science deniers should have no say in the discussion.

February 28, 2011

 It’s time to unmask those who are holding our nation's climate policy hostage.

February 11, 2011

Eric reflects on Martin Scorsese and Reed dissects the Groundhog Day mentality of Fox News's climate change "science," plus reader mail.

February 3, 2011

Choosing to ignore climate change is the highest-stake gamble we are currently in.

January 18, 2011

 Hope in 2011. Plus: The Nation Institute welcomes a new fellow.

January 7, 2011

Reed on Republican climate scientists, and readers respond to Bush v. Gore and Obama's tax compromise.

December 16, 2010

Many young people are confronting climate change with a seriousness of purpose that can help restore faith in the ability of humans to think beyond our own, short-term, self-interest.

December 8, 2010