Virginia Beach tries to prepare for sea level rise

Virginia Beach is among the cities facing severe flooding as climate change marches forward and the sea levels rise. Aware of the dangers facing the area, the city is...

Report: Virginia Superfund sites inadequately protected from climate change

A government watchdog group has found that 15 Virginia Superfund sites are vulnerable to extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. According to a study by the Government Accountability Office, an independent government...

What happened this year in the General Assembly

Virginia’s General Assembly is gone for the year. Despite being engulfed by scandal, some things of note actually happened during this session. Below we've gathered the highlights of what got done, what...

Killer heat will become common in Virginia without serious action, report finds

Virginia typically sees 31 days per year with a heat index above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, but that number could more than double to 75 days per year by 2050, and reach 106...

Here’s How Hard It Will Be To Pass A Green New Deal In Virginia

Democrats won, but now Virginia GND backers need support beyond the progressive vacuum.

Dominion paid less in federal income tax than you did

Yes, you read that correctly. Dominion Energy, which reported over $3 billion in U.S. income, had an effective tax rate of -1%, meaning they actually made money while you were busy paying...
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Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring fights to get Blackjewel miners paid

Virginia and Kentucky's top legal advisers are working to get over 1,000 workers paid after a coal operator with mines in both states unexpectedly slammed its doors. Approximately 480...

Clean Energy Bill Could Bring 13,000 New Jobs Per Year to Commonwealth

The measure could put Virginia's energy economy on par with states like California and Hawaii.

Virginia one step closer to joining groundbreaking climate initiative

The Virginia Air Pollution Control Board on Friday approved a significant climate plan to slash carbon pollution from Virginia's power plants by 3% each year over the next decade.

Virginia reps. add southern influence to U.S. climate policy development

Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.) wants the U.S. to become the world leader in developing and producing future technologies to solve the climate crisis, and this weekend she introduced a plan that aims...