‘Cascading disasters’: What a hurricane means when you live next to a refinery

Hurricane Laura has thrown the Gulf Coast’s underlying environmental health hazards and rampant industrial pollution into…

Green space improves cities. Can it benefit those who need it most?

The 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington, D.C., could become a model for future urban development…

Extreme heat is worse in redlined neighborhoods

As you move through a city, you probably notice summer heat can be a lot worse…

2019: The deadliest year yet for environmental activists

A new report found that about 212 land and environmental defenders were killed in 2019 worldwide…

What New Jersey’s new environmental justice law will and won’t achieve

The mammoth Covanta waste incinerators in Newark and Camden illustrate the challenges ahead for the state's…

One year later, what has New York’s landmark climate law accomplished?

"Goals are no good unless you meet them."

Trump apparently proposed ‘selling’ Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Former Homeland Security Secretary Elaine C. Duke said that Trump floated the possibility of "selling" and…

Trump apparently proposed ‘selling’ Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Former Homeland Security Secretary Elaine C. Duke told the New York Times that Trump floated the…

Trump apparently proposed ‘selling’ Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Former Homeland Security Secretary Elaine C. Duke told the New York Times that Trump floated the…

These Louisiana activists are facing ‘terrorizing’ charges for a stunt they pulled six months ago

The arrests come just a week after activists won a court battle against the plastics manufacturer…