Tensions around a DC bridge reveal the historical and contemporary realities of how marginalized communities continue to be limited the full breadth of services afforded to other communities, both on land and in the water.
While rivers will continue to overflow their banks in the era of climate change and record-breaking storms, we can limit the damage and suffering that result.
In a city like Charleston, with deep cultural roots and countless historic buildings, the effects of development on neighborhood preservation and the growing impacts of climate change demand a new approach that can address both issues simultaneously.
Today's relationship to food banishes nature and the environment to the periphery of how we live, instead of at the center.
Clean water and safe drinking water are basic human needs, and access to them should be everyone’s right. America’s people and its environment deserve no less.
Let’s restore the tradition of environmental stewardship that is so central to Republican principles.
Despite fears of the death of bookstores, independent brick-and-mortar shops have seen a surge in popularity across the US over the past decade. But rising property values are taking a toll on some local shops.
By joining the climate fight, businesses can help in crafting solutions that reduce environmental impacts in ways that make good business sense.
Fred Tutman is the Patuxent Riverkeeper, one of a global network of 343 people who advocate for individual rivers. He’s also the nation’s only African-American Riverkeeper.
As risk of floods increases, so does awareness and determination among flood survivors, who are no longer simply victims, but an ever-growing constituency for change.