Instead of trying to pump out all floodwater, officials want to corral it into areas that serve as parks during drier times. Rain gardens, bioswales, and canals will help too.
The childhood obesity rate in the U.S. appears to have plateaued, but the prevalence of "extreme obesity" continues to rise.
She argues that mainstream environmentalists are too tied to the neoliberal agenda to embrace the huge shifts needed to tackle climate change.
Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and Hank Paulson are teaming up to launch a big bipartisan climate initiative next month.
Fukushima shmookushima. That's what Japanese officials said as they convinced IOC officials to let them host the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Not only were both of Shell's exploratory drilling rigs in the Arctic damaged in accidents last year; they both violated the Clean Air Act.
The president pledged in June that he would lead global climate efforts. With these new pacts, it looks like he's actually trying.
Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott once called climate science "absolute crap." His first order of business: Scrap the country's climate programs.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to Obama proposing "joint action" on CO2 emissions, hoping to pave the way for Keystone approval.
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