Since Theodore Roosevelt, administrations have designated land across the country, but never before have they scaled down sites to the extent proposed by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.
In the age of climate change, the only way to protect the American coastal metropolis is to rethink it entirely.
The president weighs in on a long-standing debate over using public money to support religious organizations.
The debate over too-low premiums and repetitive payouts grinds on, even as the thunderheads roll in and the water levels rise.
A new lawsuit captures the trench warfare unfolding as opposition groups protest the administration’s rollback of regulations government-wide.
A month after residents of an East Chicago public housing complex learned they’d been living on dangerously polluted land for decades, they were told they’d have to leave their community.
The story of a decades-long lead-poisoning lawsuit in New Orleans illustrates how the toxin destroys black families and communities alike.
The lone legislative accomplishment of Donald Trump’s first 100 days will likely be erasing the final months of his predecessor’s tenure.
Why some people are withdrawing from mainstream society into “intentional communities”—and what the rest of the country can learn from them
The former oilman downplayed humanity’s responsibility for raising the global thermostat on Wednesday.
What it means, what the law says, and what comes next
Ballot provisions in Washington and Florida reveal the conflicting ways that Americans are responding to climate change.
A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights finds the agency toothless—or even harmful—in addressing environmental justice.
It looked likelier than ever at this week’s “Super Bowl of climate law.”
The surprise move came after a federal judge declined to stop the 1,100-mile fossil fuel project’s construction.
Red states won’t abandon their resistance to renewable mandates, but over time, the growing economic dynamism of solar and wind energy could compel a more balanced approach.
Seven years ago, the presumptive Republican nominee called for urgent action to stop climate change.
Hillary Clinton has detailed, practical plans to help Appalachia—so why aren’t voters there listening?
Why presidents have found it so difficult to ask people to just use less
A city’s proposal to divert Lake Michigan water is raising concerns about future water grabs from outlying regions.