In the words of Elizabeth Kolbert, "Nothing is more important to life than water, and no one knows water better than Sandra Postel." Postel's new book Replenish: The Virtuous Cycle of Water and Prosperity...
If disasters related to droughts, floods, and other extreme weather seem more common globally, it’s because they are: nearly twice as many such disasters occur annually now as 25 years ago. These problems are not going away. Last year, the World Economic...
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
Debate surrounding the proposed repeal of the controversial Clean Water Rule is just one example of how competing interests...
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.
A podcast interview with nationally known environmental leader Rebecca Wodder on building community resilience at the water's edge
The EPA's WaterSense program helps communities save water and energy. Why then is President Trump trying to flush the program away?
A new report details the increasing implementation of citywide green infrastructure networks, including investments on both public and privately owned sites.
Cities and states should pursue equitable water solutions, not water shutoffs
In his February address to Congress, President Donald Trump promised clean water for all Americans. Why, then, is his administration intent on dismantling protections that cover a third of the nation's drinking water?