Quotations of the day

“There will be a lawsuit. I promise you.” — Sen. Royce West, a Dallas Democrat, after the Republican-led Texas Senate passed sweeping new ab…

Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 13, the 194th day of 2013. There are 171 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 13, 1863, dead…

Larkin puts conservation in business terms

“Environmental Debt” (Palgrave Macmillan), by Amy Larkin Money doesn’t grow on trees, especially not when you’ve cut down all the trees to r…