Oil and Water: Finding New Uses for Fracking Waste Water

New Mexico eyes reusing fracking waste water, maybe even for drinking water.

Calif. AG, EPA Chief Square Off on Climate Report

The report said climate change can already be felt across the country, warning that the effects will get worse in coming years without steps to curb global warming.

A Grave Climate Warning, Buried on Black Friday

In a massive new report, federal scientists contradict President Trump and assert that climate change is an intensifying danger to the United States. Too bad it came out on a holiday.

Clams Are Fighting Florida’s Red Tide

Thousands of clams have been released into the Sarasota Bay.

Our National Infrastructure Problem Is Also a Mindset Problem

COMMENTARY | Pressing infrastructure concerns require a mental shift — a return to nature.

Environmentalists Say the Time to Act on Climate Is Now. Voters Aren’t So Sure.

Environmentalists say the state level still might be the best place to seek changes, though not necessarily at the ballot box, where the energy industry remains a fierce and well-funded foe.

Confronting the Costs of Coastal Land Loss

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Mathew Sanders, Resilience Program and Policy Administrator, Office of Community Development, Disaster Recovery Unit, State of Louisiana

'Living With Water': Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls for Parks

City planners now say they are increasingly turning to methods aligned with the Dutch concept of “living with water.” Instead of resisting water, cities are channeling it to where they want it to go.

Virginia Gov. Details How Part of State’s Volkswagen Settlement Will Be Used

The state wants to use the settlement in order to “reduce pollution and advance the clean economy.”

Creating a Warm Welcome in an Otherwise Sterile Lobby Area

Here’s a good idea public facilities managers can use to take the virtual chill out of the air.

Thinning Forests Helps Reduce Wildfires, But There Isn't Always a Market

The Trump administration, states and local leaders—including many environmentalists—agree that more must be done to avert catastrophic wildfire, including thinning trees.

Nevada and Arizona Ballot Measures Would Require Utilities to Use More Renewable Energy Sources

While Nevada’s effort to update its renewable portfolio standard has seen little opposition, the largest utility in Arizona is resisting the same measure.

California Mayors Slam Increased Fee to Abandon Utilities as Corporate ‘Giveaway’

Switching to an environmentally friendly community choice energy program will cost customers a bit more every month.

Hurricane Michael Could Turn Florida’s 'Red Tide.' But How?

If the storm lowers water temperatures, it might temper the growth of algae blooms.

Throwing Shade: Reducing Urban Temperatures by Planting Trees

A Maryland county is planting free trees in urban areas to increase shaded areas and lower temperatures.

Small Town vs. Big Pollution: Black Residents Allege Environmental Racism

Residents of an Alabama town say they are living with pollution that causes a host of health problems.