Low-Income Communities in This City are More at Risk for Disasters

As Portland, Oregon considers ways to mitigate environmental risks for poorer neighborhoods, a simple answer is arising: trees.

A ‘Resilience’ Plan That’s About Much More Than Climate Change

The District of Columbia’s first ever resilience strategy focuses on areas ranging from flooding to affordable housing.

Requiring Buildings Become Eco-Friendly, From the Top Down

The New York City Council passed a bill that would mandate green roof space on all new and some renovated buildings.

New York City Leaders Launch Ambitious Climate Plan

STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Indiana Chamber rebuffs newly registered coal lobbyist Scott Pruitt ... Hurricane-recovering Florida Panhandle braces for wildfires ... Tennessee considers plan to fit school buses with traffic cameras.

States Move to Crack Down on Air Conditioners’ Pollutants

A handful of states are beginning to look at the how they can phase out hydrofluorocarbons, focusing initially on large, commercial refrigeration units.

The Uncertain Future of D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms

The cherry trees at the Tidal Basin look beautiful, but daily flooding at high tide and crumbling infrastructure are threatening their survival.

America’s Management of Urban Forests Has Room for Improvement

A new survey finds that urban forests could benefit from better data on climate change and pests and a focus on social equity.

Climate Change Warming Great Lakes Region Faster, a New Report Says

Experts say accelerating renewable energy development, energy efficiency programs and electric vehicle adoption is critical in the Midwest.

America Cares About Climate Change Again

For the first time in years, a broad spectrum of climate advocates is playing offense.

There Really, Really Isn’t a Silver Bullet for Climate Change

Nuclear power might be part of a Green New Deal, but it can’t meet all U.S. energy needs.

Why Americans Might Never Notice Climate Change’s Hotter Weather

A person fretting about a “scorching” day might find the same temperature unremarkable within five years, a new study finds.

Cities’ Progress Toward Carbon Neutrality Gets Tougher

Some, like Minneapolis, still rely heavily on polluting natural gas to heat buildings through frigid winters.

Climate Change Enters Its Blood-Sucking Phase

As winters grow warmer in North America, thirsty ticks are on the move.

Care About Climate Change? Care About Scooters

COMMENTARY | Solving our biggest global crisis of a rapidly warming planet means considering everything through the lens of potential solutions, even something as small as the electric scooter.

The East Coast Is Going to Get Arkansas-ified

A new study finds the climate “twin city” for hundreds of places across the United States.

Costly Natural Disasters Becoming More Frequent

In the past two years, damage caused by wildfires cost about $40 billion, roughly the same as the costs of the past 37 years combined, an analysis finds.

Cashing In on a Warming Arctic

In Maine, some see the melting ice to the north as an opportunity.