How to Help Residents of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Recover After Hurricane Maria
These organizations are helping with immediate needs—like food—and long-term efforts, including rebuilding.
Senate Committee Confirms Guy Who Wants to Drill for Oil in Alaska to Work in Department of Interior
Joe Balash would oversee the Bureau of Land Management, which manages all federal lands and waters.
FEMA No Longer Depending on Trailers to House Flood Victims
Drawing on lessons learned post-Katrina, agency officials say they are exploring other options after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
Leaked Document Details Plans for Protected Status of National Monuments
The Washington Post obtained a report that the White House has not publicly disclosed.
Residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands Feel Abandoned by Federal Government After Hurricane Irma
The islands are experiencing loss of property and food shortages, with limited relief efforts.
Minnesota Department of Commerce Decides a New Oil Pipeline 'Isn't Needed'
Indigenous groups and environmentalists also oppose the 340-mile line.
3 Must-Read Points on Building Hurricane-Proof Cities
A new story from The Atlantic details better ways to build—and why they are often ignored in places like Houston and Miami.
8 Ways to Help People of Color Recover From Hurricane Irma
A list of organizations working to rebuild communities in the path of one of the most powerful hurricanes in history.
READ: Why Puerto Rico's Fiscal Crisis and Hurricane Irma Are a Catastrophic Combination
The author believes Irma was the final factor in the “perfect storm” that has been brewing on the bankrupt island.
Oil Refinery Leak Threatens Health of a Latinx Neighborhood in Houston
Manchester residents are breathing air with high concentrations of a chemical that causes cancer.
How Climate Change Intensified Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
A new article explores the devastating connection between these storms and global warming.
Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants
John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.
Houston Renters Now Face Task of Paying For Damaged Homes
Many landlords in the flood-damaged city are tacking on late fees and demanding payment in the days following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall.
Solange Announces Benefit Show to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief
“I’m committed to partnering with organizations on the ground in Houston and making contributions to uplift the city that raised me with so much love.”
A New Study Explains Why Coastal Cities Are at Increased Risk of Flooding
The factors that contributed to Houston’s devastation are poised to converge in other cities, too.
Hazardous Chemicals Released Into Air Following Hurricane-Related Refinery Accidents in Houston
ExxonMobil acknowledged that two of its refineries were damaged, and there was an unrelated pipeline leak.
How to Donate Money and Other Aid to Communities of Color in Houston
A list of charities and organizations working to keep immigrant, Black, Latinx and other populations safe after Hurricane Harvey.
Why Texan Communities of Color Are Particularly Vulnerable to Hurricane Harvey
As rains continue to flood the state, some residents face increased dangers.
Another Federal Agency Deletes Climate Change From Its Website
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences explains why it has greatly reduced online mentions of global warming.
Bears Ears Among National Monuments Facing Reduction in Size
The Department of the Interior proposes opening up acres of protected land to private interests.