Image of the Day: Greening Roofs With White Paint

  • Published: Jun 30th, 2012

White roofs in cities could prevent the world from emitting billions of tons of CO2, according to the White Roof Project.

Massive ‘Debilitating’ Heat Wave Expands Eastward

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2012

Extreme heat is affecting more than a dozen states, smashing records that were set during the Dust Bowl era.

Birth of an Environmental Movement: Q&A with Pioneers

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2012

Warren County drew national attention when residents & church officials tried to stop construction of a toxic waste landfill.

Image of the Day: Rowing Not So Gently Down the Stream

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2012

Rising temperatures, lack of rain and wind cause an outbreak of blue-green algae on a lake in China.

East St. Louis Kids Struggle With Life-threatening Disease

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

The socioeconomic profile and long history of environmental hazards have left East St. Louis with alarmingly high asthma rates.

Lower-Income Families Falling into the ‘Climate Gap’

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

A 2011 New York state report concluded that climate impacts will be "highly uneven" across households and disadvantaged populations.

Dirty Soil and Diabetes: Anniston’s Toxic Legacy

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2012

A low income community has a high rate of diabetes, linked to PCBs exposure from contamination from a Monsanto plant.

Sacred Water, New Mine: Michigan Tribe Battles Corp.

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2012

The Keweenaw Bay Indians in Michigan fight to protect their clean water and sacred sites from mine development.