Tara Lohan

Tara Lohan is deputy editor of The Revelator and has worked for more than a decade as a digital editor and environmental journalist focused on the intersections of energy, water and climate. Her work has been published by The Nation, American Prospect, High Country News, Grist, Pacific Standard and others. She is the editor of two books on the global water crisis.

Articles by this author

Construction at the North Hollywood West Treatment facility, which will be the first of four new LADWP plants to treat contaminated groundwater in the San Fernando Valley. (Photo: Tara Lohan) Views
Thursday, July 25, 2019
A Climate-resilient Los Angeles Must First Address Its Polluted Past
Can a big city be truly sustainable in the age of climate change? Los Angeles is trying to find out. The United States’ second-largest city has big green plans. In April Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a goal to get 80 percent of the city’s electricity from renewable sources by 2036 and make sure 80...
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A mural from the “Ecopolis” project in Gary, Indiana. Views
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Why Every City Needs a Climate Storyteller
We have a big job ahead of us. The perils of climate change will require that we craft new policies, fund robust scientific research and dramatically rethink most of the infrastructure we rely on — everything from energy to food to transportation. Supporters of a Green New Deal have insisted that...
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