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The day of reckoning isn’t in the future. It is now.
Home Depot is sold out of face masks, people sleeping in shelters have bandanas tied around their faces.
As climate-change fuels increasingly large and frequent wildfires that hit closer and closer to densely populated urban centers, the smoke they produce is becoming a public health crisis.
Everything you need to know about wildfires.
Decades after it was first proposed, Southern Nevada Water Authority is still pushing for a pipeline to send rural groundwater to the Las Vegas area. But others are questioning whether the project is really needed.
There is a growing awareness about water risk for businesses in the food and beverage industry.
Scientists warn of a dangerous synergy: forest degradation has turned the Amazon from carbon sink to carbon source; while globally, humanity’s carbon emissions are worsening drought and fires.
Drought brought on by climate change is not responsible for the Syrian war, scientists say, but it has helped to make conflict likelier.
A century of levee building confined the state’s major rivers to narrow channels. A new policy aims to free them again, which could not only reduce flood risk but also recharge groundwater and improve wildlife habitat.
We find no defensible or consistent basis for the decision to exclude what amounts to the largest category of benefits from the 2017 assessment.
In an order issued Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments in the long-running “tri-state water wars” case involving Florida and Georgia -- a case that has already run up astronomical legal bills for both states.
A century of fire suppression followed by the worst drought in recorded history has put California’s forest landscapes and water supply at risk.
While workers are making steady progress restoring power and running water to coastal regions, where the territory’s largest cities are located, the mountainous regions at the island’s center are proving challenging.
Deregulation is often pushed as a way to boost the economy, but it may actually be costing jobs.
The fires sweeping through Napa and Sonoma wine country could lead to the state's worst wildfire season on record, and it’s not over yet.
In 2016, the consequences of climate change in Vietnam were evident with 10 typhoons and seven tropical depressions in the South China Sea, more than the average of many years ago. Of these, four storms and two tropical depressions directly affected the mainland.
The Supreme Court has said it will hold oral arguments in two major battles among states over water rights.
We haven't inherited this planet from our parents; we've borrowed it from our children.
Reading David Roberts’ recent explanation of why he never writes on overpopulation, I felt compelled to reply.
Napa, Sonoma, Santa Rosa fires ravage Northern California's wine country, killing 10 and forcing evacuations.
Tens of thousands of acres are burning in Napa and Sonoma, where homes — and some wineries — have been destroyed.