Climate Disaster Won't Be Avoided With Andrew Yang's Universal Basic Income and Relocation
In the second round of the Democratic debates, Andrew Yang said his platform would provide Americans with the resources they need to adapt to climate change.
'The Fields Are Washing Away:' Midwest Flooding Is Wreaking Havoc on Farmers
Historic flooding this year is setting back planting season. Climate change will force farmers to adjust to similarly brutal weather events in the future.
Viewfinder: Multiple Tornadoes Cause Widespread Damage Around Dayton, Ohio
Sierra Waver gathers her belongings in Trotwood, Ohio, near Dayton, on May 28th, 2019, after powerful tornadoes ripped through the state overnight.
The U.S. Is Bracing for Another Big Storm—and More Flooding
The storm will affect communities across several regions that are still struggling to recover from March's bomb cyclone.
Dairy Disneyland: One Farm's Quest to Save Industrial Agriculture
Is Fair Oaks Farms bringing transparency to large-scale agriculture—or something more like propaganda?
The Damage From Flooding in the Midwest Is Still Mounting
As this water emergency quickly becomes a public-health crisis, here's what officials are reporting.
Trump's Trade War Has Hurt Midwestern Farmers. Now, They're Fighting Back.
A soybean farmer explains the challenges facing farmers if Trump's trade war continues.
Why Does Trump Keep Mixing Up Weather and Climate?
Trump is citing the polar vortex descending on the Midwest as evidence against climate change. Why is this faulty logic so common?
Tracing the History of Regional Speech in Chicago and Pittsburgh
How shifting economies, demographics, and provincial neighborhoods shaped the well-known accents of many Midwestern cities.
Levee Wars: How a Secretive Lobbying Group Is Working to Subvert Flood Regulations
A Lobbying group in Illinois is weakening regulations from the Army Corps of Engineers that prevents towns from building levees that harm their neighbors.
How Two Midwest Cities Are Handling Rohingya Resettlement
In Chicago, the Rohingya have seen deep communal and governmental support to acclimate to life in the states, and to advocate for their people from abroad. In Milwaukee, the community hopes to follow suit.