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Overpopulation Must Remain a Key Issue for Environmentalists

A second take on Alan Weisman’s Countdown

If the Earth Island Institute community is a family, as we like to say we are, then there should be dinner-table arguments,  and I’m going to start one now. Having muttered to myself for a couple of days about “Numbers Game,” a…
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by: Kenneth Brower – April 11, 2014

A Vision for Restoring Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy Valley

It’s time to undo a great American mistake

Excerpted from Hetch Hetchy: Undoing a Great American Mistake (Heyday Press). Buy a copy of the book today. Editor’s Note: A hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Raker Act, allowing for the construction of a hydroelectric dam and reservoir…
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by: Kenneth Brower – December 19, 2013

A Century Later, the Battle for Hetch Hetchy Continues

The fight over a dam in Yosemite National Park marked the birth of the environmental movement

Editor’s Note: A hundred years ago, in 1913, the US Congress passed the Raker Act, which allowed for the construction of a massive dam in Yosemite National Park to feed the water and power needs of the City of San Francisco. As…
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by: Kenneth Brower – September 30, 2013

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