Residents of Allensworth, a historic town established by a former slave, have struggled with clean water access for decades.
In a new book, senior researcher at the Small Planet Institute Timothy Wise examines the tensions between small and large-scale agriculture in feeding the world.
It’s just a simple series of LED lights–but it forces us to envision the floods of the future.
Illinois is weighing a 100 percent renewable energy bill that includes jobs, equity, and social justice.
The woman behind the UK's first female-only festival is setting up a climate activism training camp to instruct hundreds of young people in civil disobedience before a series of environmental protests planned for the coming weeks.
China’s decision to no longer be the dumping ground for the world’s recycled waste has left municipalities and waste companies from Australia to the U.S. scrambling for alternatives. But experts say it offers an opportunity to develop better solutions for a growing throwaway culture.
Three decades ago, congressional auditors slammed an obscure EPA air policy for effectively allowing companies to circumvent air pollution control requirements. But the policy, which defines "ambient air" for regulatory purposes, remained in place.
Temperate grasslands are home to diverse flora and fauna but they are in decline because of land clearing and our lack of concern.
Ten percent of Superfund sites are military installations that are increasingly vulnerable to climate change.
As global concern over plastic pollution rises, corporate giants such as Coca-Cola and Unilever are pumping cash into a recycling initiative in Kenya they hope will provide a model for other developing countries.