As communities around the country decimated by fires and floods also face rebuilding, and a country stalled by a pandemic reimagines life after a vaccine, the city on the prairie offers some lessons in green living.
Wildfires, floods and other climate-related natural disasters are driving up the cost of home insurance, while some properties are being dropped from coverage.
The engineering and land management that enabled California's tremendous growth have left it more vulnerable to climate shocks - and those shocks are getting worse.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
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.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.