Publication | May 31, 2007

The Fish and the Whales

A version of this essay was originally printed in the San Francisco Chronicle on May 31, 2007. The Terminator may soon become Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's official title, not just his humorous nickname.

Publication | May 10, 2007

The Human Right to Water

Billions of people lack access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. The failure of the international aid community, nations, and local organizations to satisfy these basic human needs has led to substantial, unnecessary, and preventable human suffering. This article explores the human right to water in international law and the implications of this right within a resource-constrained world.

Publication | February 21, 2007

Salton Sea Early Start Habitat

This letter to Mike Chrisman, Secretary for Resources at the Resources Agency, from members of the Salton Sea Advisory Committee and the Sierra Club, Audubon California, the Pacific Institute, California Outdoor Heritage Alliance, and Defenders of Wildlife urges expedited development and implementation of "Early Start Habitat" at the Salton Sea.

Publication | February 15, 2007

Colorado River Plan

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the Drop 2 Storage Reservoir Project Draft Environmental Assessment...