Climate


A look at Alexandria's Commonwealth Avenue after the Sept.  flood.
Want to Reduce Virginia’s Flooding Problem? There’s a Tool for That

DANVILLE - A 100-year flood only happens once every century, right?

After the September flood, Diana and Vinay Oberoi's basement filled with water.
One Month Later, Alexandria Residents Still Searching for Flood Protection

ALEXANDRIA - Diana and Vinay Oberoi were excited to move in 2018. Now they're cleaning up flood damage for the third time.

A look at Alexandria's Commonwealth Avenue after the Sept.  flood.
What’s The Solution? Alexandria Deals With Flood Damage

ALEXANDRIA-In July 2019, LaMonica Johnston’s 7-week-old son almost drowned in her own home.

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.

The effects of Hurricane Isaias (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Here Are the Virginia Cities and Counties Most Damaged by Isaias

The storm brought tornadoes and thunderstorms to the state, and left tens of thousands without power.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change and Create Millions of Jobs

“When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is ‘hoax.’ When I think about climate change, the word I think of is ‘jobs.’”

A sign along a highway to protests the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday, July 5, 2020, that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and increasing cost uncertainty. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Dominion and Duke Energy Have Officially Canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The multi-state, $8 billion Atlantic Coast pipeline has been canceled due to uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy announced this weekend. Despite the developers winning a U.S. Supreme Court case over a critical permit last month, the energy companies said “recent developments have created an unacceptable layer of uncertainty and...