Environment


The Oak Park Motel was destroyed by the flames of the Beachie Creek Fire east of Salem, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020.  (Rob Schumacher/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool)
Experts Warn of Mass Migrations in as Little as 30 Years as America Grapples With Changing Climate

New research model shows large swaths of the United States will become uninhabitable due to rising heat, humidity, and sea levels.

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about climate change and wildfires affecting western states, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden’s Plan for the Climate Is Focused on Clean Jobs. Trump Says ‘It Will Start Getting Cooler.’

Both presidential nominees spoke about the environment as wildfires burn throughout the West Coast. Only Biden has released a plan to fight climate change.

Lindsay Royals (Image via Facebook)
With No Notice, Oregon Woman Had 20 Minutes to Get Out of Her House Before it Went Up in Flames

Lindsay Royals and her fiancé only had time to get their four cats, two dogs, and Royals' wedding dress into the car before fleeing.

Biden's climate change plan is specifically focused on building a US economy around preventing further climate change (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky).
Climate Change Will Collapse the US Economy—These Five Policies Could Stop That From Happening

Economists and financial analysts believe that climate change will likely decimate the US economy. And the only way to stop that from happening is by creating a sustainable economy that fights climate change.

President Donald Trump walks to greet Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he arrives at West Palm Beach International Airport, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
After Opening US Waters to Offshore Drilling, Trump Reverses Course for Swing State

In 2018, Trump reversed the Obama-Biden ban on offshore drilling. But 56 days from the election and down in the polls, the president changed his mind.

FILE - In this March 21, 2016, file photo, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. Multiple news outlets report Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, that the state of Michigan has reached a $600 million agreement to compensate Flint residents whose health was damaged by lead-tainted drinking water. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
Flint Still Doesn’t Have Clean Water, but Michigan Is Cutting a $600M Check to Residents

Michigan is taking the first of many steps to make a broken community whole.

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Trump to Dump Rules That Protect You From Methane

Rolling back emissions rules for oil and gas companies is dangerous for the environment and your health.