Tara Lohan


Tara Lohan has over a decade of experience writing about the intersections of water, food, and energy. In 2013, she embarked on a cross-country project, Hitting Home, documenting the community impacts of unconventional energy production on communities. Her work has been published by Bill Moyers, Salon, The Nation, AlterNet, Earth Island Journal, and others. Follow @TaraLohan


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Economic imperatives are starting to drive the fight against global warming, and that could be a game changer. Read more

America and the World


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Plagued by low prices and overstretched by the drilling boom, oil companies are leading a push to repeal the longstanding crude export ban.  Read more

Energy and the Environment


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Renewable energy companies have formed a coalition to repower the country after its massive earthquake.  Read more

Economic Policy

Rising food prices, unsafe drinking water—climate change will only make things worse unless stronger measures are taken. Read more

Economic Policy

Ed Ruszel didn't set out to be an environmental activist. Then Valero Energy announced a plan to bring 3 million gallons of tar-sands crude—every day—within feet of his family business. Read more

Energy and the Environment