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“We each have a commitment to the community”: Solar resilience in a Puerto Rico town

Residents in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, have built the island’s first community-owned solar microgrid. The project is the latest effort in a grassroots movement to build energy security in Puerto Rico in the form of solar power.

Puerto Rico was promised billions for safe water. Taps are still running dry

Puerto Rico was promised billions for safe water. Taps are still running dry

Puerto Rico's fragile power grid and a haphazard backup system leave the island’s water system prone to collapse.
What hurricanes taught Puerto Rico about feeding itself

What hurricanes taught Puerto Rico about feeding itself

After years of destructive weather that have disrupted Puerto Rico’s food supplies, new visions of local agriculture are taking root.
Big Pharma is flooding Puerto Rico with toxic waste

Big Pharma is flooding Puerto Rico with toxic waste

Dead livestock, cancer, arsenic in your water—that'll be $100 billion in tax breaks, please.
Yarimar Bonilla: Why must Puerto Ricans always be resilient?

Yarimar Bonilla: Why must Puerto Ricans always be resilient?

We are tired of celebrating our ability to endure, of being creative in the face of adversity.
Joe Biden’s disaster presidency

Joe Biden’s disaster presidency

Hurricanes are suddenly dominating Biden’s agenda in the final sprint toward the November midterms.
As Ian batters Florida, Puerto Ricans fear being forgotten

As Ian batters Florida, Puerto Ricans fear being forgotten

Residents of the island territory still suffer power and water outages from this month's Hurricane Fiona, along with damage lingering from Hurricane Maria in 2017.
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