Vietnam floods and landslides displace 90,000 people as new cyclone nears

Floods and landslides in Vietnam are reported to have left at least 102 people dead or missing, while tens of thousands of people have lost their homes to rising water.

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Casey says mitigating climate change should be political priority

Bold action needed to mitigate impacts of changing climate already felt in urban and rural areas, and agricultural, forestry and recreation industries.


Colorado wildfire grows into largest in state history

Left vulnerable by dry conditions, more than 430,000 acres have burned so far in what has been one of the worst years ever for wildfires in the state.

Landslide in Vietnam kills at least 20 military personnel

Search-and-rescue efforts were underway after a landslide in the central province of Quang Tri, resulting in what may be the country’s greatest military loss in peacetime.

Is the risk of sea level rise affecting Florida home prices? A new study says yes

How much should you pay for a home that is likely to be inundated by rising seas in the decades ahead? It's a tough question - and an increasingly common one for homebuyers along the Florida coast.


Undisclosed: Most homebuyers and renters aren’t warned about flood or wildfire risk

A growing body of research suggests that the flood and fire disclosure laws provide information in confusing ways or give too little information too late in the homebuying process.


What to know about flooding before you move

When you start looking for a new place to live, there are a lot of factors that you probably consider. Flood risk should be one of them.


Fannie, Freddie take a close look at mortgage risks as climate events multiply

The recent gathering shows the data is beginning to point to connections between housing prices and the changing climate.

It would cost just $330 billion to end global hunger by 2030

Looking at every intervention available to us, researchers have found the best combination of policies to feed everyone on the planet. And the price tag is quite low.

The controversial natural gas compressor in Weymouth, explained

From concerns about safety and environmental justice, to fracking's role in climate change, here's what you need to know about the Weymouth compressor station.


Protection for the rich, retreat for the poor

How the United States' implementation of climate change adaptation programs is exacerbating inequality and breeding a new form of climate gentrification.


Extreme weather events have increased significantly in the last 20 years

There has been a "staggering rise" in the number of extreme weather events over the past 20 years, driven largely by rising global temperatures and other climatic changes, according to a new report from the United Nations.


Ohio Valley mayors aim for a green recovery amid coronavirus and climate change

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, but these Ohio Valley mayors are still in with green plans.

What it's like to own a small business on the front line of sea-level rise

North Carolina's Outer Banks are dotted with vacation beaches and historic communities. But the sweeping water views do not only draw tourists. They give locals a front row seat to sea-level rise.

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Hormone-mimicking chemicals harm fish now—and their unexposed offspring later

Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.

America re-discovers anti-science in its midst

Fauci, Birx, Redfield & Co. are in the middle of a political food fight. They could learn a lot from environmental scientists.

Roadmap points Europe toward safer, sustainable chemicals

EU Commission releases ambitious strategy for getting hormone-disrupting chemicals out of food, products, and packaging.

Exempt from inspection: States ignore lead-contaminated meat in food banks

Hunter-donated meat provides crucial protein to US food banks. But an EHN investigation found a lack of oversight that could result in potentially hundreds of thousands of lead-contaminated meals this year.

How Europe’s wood pellet appetite worsens environmental racism in the US South

An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.

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