There’s federal money available to house the homeless. No one’s taking it.

FEMA is reimbursing cities that want to relieve homelessness, but only 23 local governments have signed…

In America’s cities, inequality is engrained in the trees

A new study finds that low-income blocks have less tree cover and hotter average temperatures than…

This new bill wants to bring the Green New Deal to a city near you

Representatives Cori Bush and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have introduced a bill that would distribute $1 trillion to…

Fossil fuel interests say they’re allies of communities of color. The NAACP disagrees.

The storied civil rights organization is warning its chapters of the "top 10 manipulation tactics of…

America’s biggest jails are frontline environmental justice communities

The three biggest county jail systems in the U.S. demonstrate how incarcerated people are uniquely exposed…

Migrant children are being held in toxic U.S. detention centers

The Biden administration is preparing to detain thousands of migrant children at sites with histories of…

Here’s why Pete Buttigieg’s tax on driving isn’t ready for prime time

Taxing drivers by the mile could disproportionately burden low-income workers, rural communities, and people of color.

Can FEMA save the ‘poorest town in America’ from drowning in its own ****?

'This is a multifaceted, oppressive form of racism.'

Why Hawaii’s seawalls are doing more harm than good

The sea is invading Hawaii. The military's seawall plan might make it worse.

Why Hawaii’s seawalls are doing more harm than good

The sea is invading Hawaii. The military's plan to build a seawall near Pearl Harbor might…