Archive for May, 2011

Houses on Sand

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

As the crest of the Mississippi’s flooding rolls southward, I notice that a lot of people are linking to the piece The Control of Nature: Atchafalaya, which was published in the New Yorker and adapted from John McPhee’s book, also titled The Control of Nature.  I strongly recommend it; McPhee does a beautiful job of […]

Economics, Energy, and the Environment.