A manmade island will soon hold hundreds of affordable homes with the lightest of possible carbon footprints.
Air pollution kills one million Indians annually. In the northern city of Patna, the toxic air shaves an average of four years off residents’ lives.
When temperatures in Montréal spiked, living alone proved to be deadly.
In a week full of climate-related terrors, don’t expect to find much good news in the American Meteorological Society’s annual report card on the state of the planet.
They’re getting shoes, taking shelter in tunnels, and finding other ways to keep cool in the dangerous heat.
Chicago’s manmade North Branch Canal is polluted and lacks natural habitat. Enter 80 coconut-fiber “islands” that host wildlife and filter the water.
Hours before it was set to expire, Congress reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program. That’s a good thing: Despite its many problems, America needs it now more than ever.
Summer Lee is the first black woman elected to represent the Pittsburgh region in the state legislature. And she wants to set the record straight on the confluence of factors eating her constituents alive.
In the old steel town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, the toxic footprint is emblematic of what it means to suffer environmental injustice in the U.S. And nobody invested in the town’s future can afford to ignore it.
At stake: The state’s half-century-long right to regulate auto emissions.
Highways are dangerous barriers for all sorts of wildlife. Around the world, bridges and tunnels just for animals make it easier for them to migrate, mate, eat, and survive.
A new study finds turning vacant lots into green space can improve the mental health of residents in the hardest-hit neighborhoods.
In the 1970s, one local high-school girl went to some of the loudest parts of the city to see just how bad the problem was.
More than 2,500 scientists have co-signed a paper describing the “significant” harm to wildlife posed by infrastructure on the U.S.-Mexico border.
As fatal wildfires ravage the Athens region, Northern European cities are broiling in record-breaking summer heat.
Hardly any lots have received a tax break so far under the Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones program.
Unusually hot days have profound effects on mental health and human physiology.
With lawsuits against 26 companies, the city joins other U.S. cities and states that have gone to court for climate reparations.
The huge wind-power push could still cause growing pains.
Even in Big Sky Country, you can’t escape from air pollution.
The algae blooms pose risks to humans and marine animals—and to Florida’s tourism-dependent economy.