September/October 2009: In This Issue
The Aral Sea in central Asia lost 90 percent of its surface size between 1960 and 2006, with serious economic, environmental, and human health consequences. What lessons does it hold for managers of the highly comparable Great Salt Lake in Utah?
Predictable cognitive, organizational, and political barriers have prevented U.S. decisionmakers from adopting wise energy policies despite clearly identified courses of action. How can the Obama administration improve the odds that we act in time on energy?