New governors who champion climate action will set a model for the rest of the country to follow.
As extreme weather events increase in frequency and intensity, local and federal leaders must ensure that people with disabilities are central to all emergency preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.
Having led global scientific research on climate and energy systems for decades, the United States can and should build on its expansive data collection and analysis programs to advance understanding of the changing Earth.
Florida state leaders have an opportunity to support investments in innovative and future-ready transportation, energy systems, and flood protections so that communities can better withstand sea level rise and extreme weather threats.
President Trump and his allies threaten to defund and thus dismantle vital climate and energy data and research programs as part of their broader attack on science.
Congress has passed a solution to keep wildfires from dominating U.S. Forest Service and Interior Department budgets. Now it should give these agencies the tools to deliver the greatest benefits to public safety and forest health.
Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.
A left-wing populist running on a “Mexico First” message is ahead in the polls for the Mexican presidential election—complicating Mexico’s role in international climate cooperation.
Rural communities across the country are moving beyond reliance on boom-and-bust extractive industries toward a more prosperous and sustainable future that is rooted in their land, history, and way of life.
The United States has a failing record on responsiveness to communities of color following natural disasters—a record that has only worsened under the Trump administration.
President Trump's infrastructure plan ignores authorities that could help him accelerate the permitting process and instead calls for new guts to environmental protections.
The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Action Plan 2.0 is a tool for local leaders to reduce climate change threats while tackling inequities that affect low-income areas and communities of color.
The farm bill is America's largest funding source for private lands conservation; its programs can be better leveraged to attract billions of dollars in private investment, increasing the economic and environmental benefits of conservation on working lands.
The Endangered Species Act has effectively reduced the threats of America’s declining wildlife and prevented the extinction of 99 percent of species under its protection.
U.S. states, cities, and nongovernmental actors are partnering with other countries to advance the global climate effort.