All Americans —farmers included— will suffer the consequences of degraded water quality and damaging floods that will come with the repeal of the Clean Water Rule.
Trump’s EPA seeks to limit state’s authority on climate action. If this effort succeeds, our towns and cities will face dirtier air, hotter summers and more extreme weather — and there will be less we can do about it.
Author John Fleck discuss the role water plays in the West and adaptable community efforts that can be used for a changing environment.
As the leading environmental publisher, Island Press is committed to spreading ideas that inspire change. Sometimes, that means taking those ideas straight to lawmakers. On February 8, Island Press partnered with Congressman Jared Huffman's office to...
Oregon State University’s Aaron Wolf, in his studies of conflict and cooperation around international waterways, has found something both counter-intuitive and remarkable. Despite myths of “water wars,” ...
In a world of bigger, hotter fires, it is time to think of forests as vital infrastructure, and to invest in preserving these resources for the future
We have many lessons to learn from the tragedies wrought by Hurricane Harvey, but among the most important is that a broken water cycle increases risks to our communities and economies.
The EPA's WaterSense program helps communities save water and energy. Why then is President Trump trying to flush the program away?
Cities and states should pursue equitable water solutions, not water shutoffs
The last decade has seen a remarkable shift to the better in the relationship between the United States and Mexico over their shared water resources. But that positive turn is now under threat as the change in U.S. administration imposes an unexpected “...