What one city’s struggle to ban natural gas says about the challenge of electrifying buildings

Bellingham, Washington, seems like the perfect place to pass climate policies. But a recent fight proves…

When the earth shakes in South LA, the results can be toxic

Friday's earthquake underscored the deadly risks in a region defined by both natural disasters and the…

Floods, power outages, no running water: Jails during Hurricane Ida

Louisiana plans extensively for hurricanes -- but not for protecting its 50,000 residents behind bars.

Biden may be the first president to take the risks of extreme heat seriously

The White House moves to create first-ever heat standards for workers.

Don’t expect heroes (or evil villains) in this history of the climate crisis

Who's responsible for this mess? A new book says it's complicated.

How weatherization can be a win-win for struggling Americans

Climate advocates are working to secure more funding for safer and more energy-efficient homes.

No, eradicating poverty is not gonna mess with climate goals

A new study finds we actually can lift people out of poverty without blowing our climate-conscious…

California seeks to make its low-carbon living more affordable

Three new laws promise to make cities denser and fairer.

LA County moves to ban oil and gas drilling

A unanimous vote from the county’s supervisors means L.A. County could become first in the nation…

The climate costs of keeping Line 5 open would be very high

Scientists estimate the pipeline could generate $41 billion in climate damages between 2027 and 2070.