New Landscapes is a regular series investigating how environmental policies are affecting communities across America.
Forests, mangroves, and wetlands are sometimes seen as the easy option—yet using nature to tackle climate change can be surprisingly controversial.
Without a drastic change to the system, sustainable agriculture risks becoming an esoteric side note—or simply another way for those with money to live healthier lives than those without.
The NRDC hopes its new research into municipal pollution can help organizers push for sound, equitable policy.
The Conservative British government has rallied behind fracking, but in Lancashire and beyond, locals are pushing back.
Tribal control of groundwater could mean opportunities for economic development, while helping Native Americans deal with the pressures of climate change.
New research suggests that corporations pollute more when there aren't local papers to hold them accountable.
Vulnerable communities of color living in the shadow of U.S. industry tend to suffer more than they gain.
Reviewing the government's expert testimony, we can see what its strategy will be as the Juliana case comes to trial.
A ruined view following a wildfire affects property values, but only because it's a painful reminder of risk, economists find.
Even as some observers were struck by the dire forecast, many others say that this is nothing new—and that national leaders will ignore it anyway.
According to a new study, wealthy and educated citizens could be the first to go.
Historical archives housed in universities, courthouses, and local libraries are at heightened risk from flooding and mold.
As hunting grows hazardous, Arctic community centers provide meals of whale and seal.
SB30 has bipartisan support in the state, and also enjoys the backing of Southern California Edison and representatives from the insurance industry.
Biologists have little idea where many of Colorado's bats reside. Athletes are helping.
Natural burials offer a greener alternative to traditional cemeteries, but Big Funeral is fighting back.
A sexist remark at a recent meeting prompted some soul-searching among the world's top climate scientists. How can they prevent women's expertise from being excluded?
Through a cycle of eight plays, Canadian playwright Chantal Bilodeau explores the inner lives of the Arctic's inhabitants during a time of dramatic change.
Deep learning models are allowing us to identify flora and fauna automatically. But are there scientific tasks—tasks so intrinsically human—that they can't be done by a computer?