In 2013, the city of Norfolk, Virginia, removed almost 70 benches from three small city parks.
Climate change remains the greatest health challenge of this century — but the candidates aren’t talking about it.
Many of the actions we must take to mitigate climate change-reducing fossil fuel use offer significant benefits for public health.
Understanding the centuries-long abolitionist movement offers insight into the vision, the structural changes, the personal commitments, the political struggles, and the global movement required to stave off catastrophic climate change.
We must snap out of our collective climate denial, and accept that the future will not be like the past. Only then can we protect ourselves from the floods (and the tornadoes, droughts, wildfires, heatwaves, and storm surges) to come—and build a...
By focusing on preparedness, we can fully engage Americans — all Americans — in crafting solutions to the greatest challenge of our time.
NYC's outdated, blackout-prone electrical grid is a dangerous liability in the era of climate change. Luckily there are community-led energy solutions worth shining a light on.
To build resilience to twenty-first century challenges, a transformational water ethic must not only respect the water rights of nature, but also the water rights of people, especially the most vulnerable among us.
Its health and other societal costs are staggering. Phasing out coal-fired power plants would be good for the country.
In January, Judy Donnelly noticed that maple syrup collection was starting much earlier than usual near her Connecticut home. "I've noticed tubing being strung to...