America has been promoting the construction of homes in floodplains since the 1960s. And it plans to do so for another four years under a new bill.
Frackers in Pennsylvania and West Virginia are using more water than those in other parts of the country, with most being skimmed off rivers and streams.
The world keeps pumping out more greenhouse gases every year than the year before, but the rate of growth is slowing, so that's at least a wee bit of good news.
A council election in Whatcom County will determine whether a coal terminal is built to send coal from Montana and Wyoming to Asia.
He knew the mafia's toxic-waste dumping would doom people to die from cancer, and he eventually felt bad enough to do something about it.
Activists are pushing the U.S. government to crack down on trade practices that they say are harming native populations of bumblebees.
Under proposed new zoning rules, developers in Beantown will have to construct buildings that can handle floods, heat waves, and other climate impacts.
The U.S. plans to use its international clout to make it hard for all but the poorest countries to build coal-fired power plants.
The Cornhusker State is the third windiest in the union, but it ranks in the bottom half in terms of wind-power generation. Some state lawmakers are trying to change that.