Articles by Tom Philpott
The Real Reason Kansas Is Running Out of Water
Tom Philpott How to make an arid region bloom: irrigated farm plots (between 0.5 and 1 mile in diameter) over the High Plains Aquifer in western Kansas. NASA/US Geological...
Forget the gloom—new ways of living and organizing our economy are flourishing
Tom Philpott The last couple of days have been gloomy ones. I kept checking in with the vague and dire reports from the nuclear-power bleeding edge in Japan. For part of the time I was...
Leaked EPA Memo Links Pesticide to Mysterious Bee Deaths
Tom Philpott An internal EPA memo released Wednesday confirms that the very agency charged with protecting the environment is ignoring the warnings of its own scientists about...