The legacy of the discriminatory federal housing policy known as redlining continues to deprive some urban neighborhoods of investment. A new study maps how that former policy worsens the impacts of climate change.
As communities rebuild after West Virginia's 2016 once-in-a-millennia flooding, the state's response to the climate challenge has been mixed, at best, raising questions about how prepared people will be for the next disaster.
A coalition of firefighters and others saved some of the world’s most endangered trees from being consumed by wildfire in Australia—or “Oz,” as locals call their country. What could we learn from this?
In a recent peer-reviewed, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-funded study published in Science of the Total Environment, populations of our beloved crustacean in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia were found to have shell damaged linked to an increasingly acidic Pacific.
The frozen continent of Antarctica may be far from the world's population centers – but what happens in the rest of the world is having a big impact there. Roxana Saberi traveled to the region with researchers to see what must be done to protect the area.