ICYMI: NAACP LDF Asks Texas to Accommodate Voters Displaced by Hurricane Harvey
“The Texas code already recognizes that a natural disaster is an extenuating circumstance necessitating accommodations.”
House Committee Approves $36.5 Billion in Hurricane and Wildfire Recovery Aid
“These funds are vital right now, in the near term, to get the aid where it is needed most.”
Watch EPA Head Scott Pruitt Damn Us All to Fiery Hell on Earth
He just officially rescinded the Clean Power Plan.
Water Protectors Come Together for the Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering [PHOTO ESSAY]
Hundreds of water protectors, allies and supporters came together for healing, ceremony, celebration—and strategizing—at the Mní Wičoni Healing Gathering at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
Climate Justice Roundup: Methane Rule Reinstated, Disaster Relief Aid Requested, Clean Power Plan in Trouble
Two steps forward, one step back.
Committee on Natural Resources Dems Demand Hearing on Trump's Hurricane Response in PR, USVI
“It is appropriate that we exercise our authority in this regard to hear from officials of the Trump administration in a hearing on the sufficiency of their efforts to respond to the crises in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.”
B-Boy Richard 'Crazy Legs' Colón Delivers Clean Drinking Water to Puerto Ricans in Need
The veteran breakdancer and Rock Steady Crew member launched a new campaign to provide relief for the commonwealth.
Beyoncé Hops on 'Mi Gente' Remix for Mexico and Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts
Proceeds from sales of the new single, which updates a song by Colombian singer J Balvin and French artist Willy William, will benefit disaster relief efforts in Mexico and the Caribbean.
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.