Environment

You thought the 2005 hurricanes were bad?

March 15, 2006 - Every December, the Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University goes out on a limb and makes an official prediction of the chances that a major (Category 3-4-5), land-falling hurricane will hit the United States in the coming year.

The New Orleans land grab

March 3, 2006 - C.C. Campbell-Rock, a New Orleans native, has a great piece in the San Francisco Bay View about what corporate leaders, especially the Bring Back New Orleans commission, have in store for the city:

Nobody could have anticipated...

By R. Neal
March 2, 2006 - It turns out that the image of an aloof, detached, and uninformed president going about business as usual as Katrina struck the Gulf Coast isn't accurate. New information reveals that he was aloof, detached, and informed.

The smoking gun

March 2, 2006 - Congrats to Margaret Ebrahim and John Solomon of the Associated Press for breaking what could become a critical story in the Katrina saga: