Items by Lisa Song
An InsideClimate News comparison shows that, of the six states the proposed pipeline moves through, only Montana has authority to re-route the pipeline, and Kansas has given TransCanada a 10-year tax exemption.
Washington's Mount St. Helens is protected as a living volcanic-recovery laboratory, but a completely "natural" environment has never been possible.
Ecologist Charlie Crisafulli talks about the surprising biodiversity that has emerged in the wake of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption.
Reading the short stories and poems in Sherman Alexie's War Dances is like watching an intricate dance.
Paleontologist Kirk Johnson works with artist Jan Vriesen to create vividly realized landscapes of what Colorado looked like millions of years ago.
New HCN interns Nick Neely, Lisa Song and Rachel Waldholz; former intern Cally Carswell returns; Marty Durlin leaves HCN to write plays; and thoroughly chilled visitors.
- Marlon H Poole on Tools for the wannabe Western weather prognosticator
- David W Hamilton on Trump’s Cabinet choices reflect deep Koch influence
- Millie Carson on Trump’s Cabinet choices reflect deep Koch influence
- Shelley Ellis on How many Westerners does the Affordable Care Act cover?
- Jan Hearthstone on California’s recent rains won’t fix its other, very big problem