Austin, Texas, and King County, Washington, are testing carbon credits for planting and protecting urban trees.
After the destruction of Hurricane Irma, the Florida Keys Community Land Trust started building affordable cottages that can withstand the next storm.
On August 25, the anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s landfall, Harris County will vote on a $2.5 billion flood-control bond package that one disaster expert calls “a first step.”
For the third summer in a row, the Pacific Northwest city is blanketed in air pollution from massive wildfires nearby. This is the worst year yet.
It doesn’t form garbage patches—but that’s not necessarily a good thing.
Using GIS technology, three environmental organizations are teaming up with residents to plant 1,000 trees in areas that need it most.
A new study of major U.S. fracking sites finds that water use per well increased by up to 770 percent from 2011 to 2016.
To halt the illegal flow of raw sewage into Nova Scotia’s LaHave River, it took a determined 11-year-old with water samples and a Facebook page.
The state could be the first in the union to adopt a carbon price by ballot.
Picking up trash while jogging is not everyone’s idea of a good time, but in Shanghai, it’s an increasingly popular way to socialize (and keep litter in check).
Centrumeiland will soon hold hundreds of affordable homes with the lightest of possible carbon footprints.
Air pollution kills one million Indians annually. In the northern city of Patna, the toxic air shaves an average of four years off residents’ lives.
When temperatures in Montréal spiked, living alone proved to be deadly.
In a week full of climate-related terrors, don’t expect to find much good news in the American Meteorological Society’s annual report card on the state of the planet.
They’re getting shoes, taking shelter in tunnels, and finding other ways to keep cool in the dangerous heat.
Chicago’s manmade North Branch Canal is polluted and lacks natural habitat. Enter 80 coconut-fiber “islands” that host wildlife and filter the water.
Hours before it was set to expire, Congress reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program. That’s a good thing: Despite its many problems, America needs it now more than ever.
Summer Lee is the first black woman elected to represent the Pittsburgh region in the state legislature. And she wants to set the record straight on the confluence of factors eating her constituents alive.
In the old steel town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, the toxic footprint is emblematic of what it means to suffer environmental injustice in the U.S. And nobody invested in the town’s future can afford to ignore it.
At stake: The state’s half-century-long right to regulate auto emissions.