More urban hydrology, climate change and agriculture.

More urban hydrology, climate change and agriculture.

While I slept last night only about 0.7″ of additional rain in St. Louis (see graph) sent Fishpot Creek up to around 2,000 cfs for the second time in 4 days! This creek only drains 9.6 square miles. There are 10 years of record for this gage (with a big gap in...

A page out of the bible, law, worms, and a BMW.

A page out of the bible, law, worms, and a BMW.

I’m convinced that river management and restoration challenges caused by climate change are going to dominate our profession. Or drastically change public interest and investment in rivers when we have a midwestern Katrina-like disaster and vast parts of St....

Climate change, within and without.

Climate change, within and without.

The killer flu strain going around SIUC came home with Kate and got me last Friday. I haven’t had a fever since 1980, but this weekend I went between 97.5 and 103F several times, whew. The fever finally broke last night. The first night I had high fever, I...

Taxes, Super Tuesday, and climate change.

Taxes, Super Tuesday, and climate change.

_uacct = “UA-2845647-1”;urchinTracker(); At LRRD we have a strange lull–the weirdness of not cranking on some urgent project. Just working. Dayna is ably handling some crazy insurance problems (I would’ve been ugly, she’s doing it the...

Climate change?  Nah.

Climate change? Nah.

I’m in a funk today because running a business is hard, even when you have wonderful people like Jesse, Dayna, and Cara to work with. And because our national political discourse is sadly devoid of meaning and especially ignorant of serious environmental issues....