| Apr 26, 2011
"What the heck went wrong?" That, apparently, is the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the fight against climate change has fizzled.
As Brad Plumer writes in the New Republic, everything was looking great in 2008 for a...
| May 9, 2011
| 5:29 PM
Straight-faced, clipboard-toting investors made no sign of emotion as they clicked their mechanical pencils and took notes as they listened to a pitch made on behalf of their classmates at R.D. White Elementary School.
| May 25, 2011
| 9:12 PM
At first glance, one might see "Eco-Warrior" and think it's this summer's blockbuster with DiCaprio or Pitt or Affleck.
No, it's just little ol' James Pribram trying to save the world.
Don't think he can do it? Don't tell that to Maira Khan, whom...
| May 27, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Amid the deficit-cutting fervor that has consumed Washington, Jared Bernstein hopes that the jobless rate isn't forgotten.
For the Record, 3:11 p.m. May 27: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that economist...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:06 PM
A Virginia Institute of Marine Science professor is among a nationwide team of scientists that received $12 million to study how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has affected marine life.
Professor Robert J. Diaz will use his share of the money — $190,...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:00 AM
They are whimsical symbols of the beach, appearing on key chains, murals, logos and postcards. They form inseparable, monogamous couples. And they are hauled from the sea in nets, ground into powder for traditional Chinese medicine and dried for sale in...
| Dec 26, 2010
Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal."
This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 7:39 PM
John Hankinson Jr., a veteran of many of Florida's biggest environmental battles, is now the federal government's point man for one of the nation's most pressing challenges: cleaning up the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the largest offshore oil spill...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 2:40 PM
The good news for Central Florida is that 2010 can't be written off entirely as lost to a sour economy.
This year's list of the region's top business stories begins and ends on a positive note.
Joblessness, the housing slump and an overall slow recovery...
| Dec 27, 2010
The Coast Guard says BP PLC has agreed to look at the best way to find thousands of 3-foot-tall boom anchors left behind in the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding waters after the
Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Lionel Bryant tells The Times-...