Terry O'Connor

Editor-in-Chief of New Orleans CityBusiness magazine

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Editor-in-Chief of New Orleans CityBusiness magazine

Terry O'Connor on KCRW

Almost two years after Katrina, New Orleans has assembled its ninth recovery plan.

New Orleans Gets a Citywide Recovery Plan...Finally

Almost two years after Katrina, New Orleans has assembled its ninth recovery plan.

from To the Point

Mardi Gras  has been described as the tale of two cities: New Orleans before and after Katrina.  Last year's Mardi Gras was the first after Katrina, and it was mostly a local affair. …

Mardi Gras Revelers Flood Big Easy, Residents Ponder Jump Ship

Mardi Gras has been described as the tale of two cities: New Orleans before and after Katrina.  Last year's Mardi Gras was the first after Katrina, and it was mostly a local affair. …

from To the Point

After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The  Army Corps of Engineers  promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

Public Housing and FEMA Vouchers in the 'New' New Orleans

After Katrina, President Bush said, "We will do what it takes" to make "this great city...  rise again."  The Army Corps of Engineers promised to rebuild a safer New Orleans.  Today,…

from To the Point

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Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

For months, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi resisted the mounting calls from her caucus to start impeachment proceedings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today, on All The President’s Jawyers...

Jet aircraft, carrier task forces and tanks consume vast amounts of fossil fuel--while emitting vast amounts of greenhouse gases. The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is bigger than those of many entire nations. Now, it’s caught in the middle. It’s a massive contributor to climate change, which is threatening its mission worldwide. Seaports and airstrips are being flooded or burned out, and restoring operations costs many millions of dollars. Meantime, environmental damage is leading to instability and the prospect of international violence. Water shortages have increased tensions in the Middle East and caused new hostilities between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers. Russia and China are taking advantage of changing conditions. Will politicians who scorn environmentalists and mistrust climate scientists listen to the warnings of military leaders?

from To the Point

KCRW speaks with members of LA's Jewish community, plus Israeli and Palestinian expats about Tuesday's Israeli election.

from Greater LA

Democrat Monique Limon announced she will run for Hannah Beth Jackson’s coveted state senate seat.

from Curious Coast

Nearly 200 years ago, the Cherokee Nation signed a treaty with the United States. The result? They were forcibly removed from the Southeastern part of the U.S. to Oklahoma.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and battered the Carolinas, but what dominated the news cycle?

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