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...

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...
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Meet the women trying to flip rural Virginia blue

While some Democrats might write off western Virginia as being too red to win, four women are trying to prove them wrong. The four candidates gathered with supporters at...
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Virginia AG fights to stop Dominion from charging customers for $247 million in upgrades

The Virginia Attorney General’s office is trying to prevent Dominion Energy from charging customers $247 million to recover money spent on environmental upgrades at its Chesterfield County power plant.

Northam won’t veto Republican measure blocking state from joining climate program

On Thursday, Governor Ralph Northam announced he would not veto a Republican budget provision that blocks Virginia from joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Environmental groups had...

Virginia’s solar surge

This is the final part of a three-part series examining the impact of climate change on the Commonwealth. The first part can be found here and the second part here.

Wishful thinking is a start for Virginia’s climate activists

If you dream it, and if you believe it, then ... it's going to take a lot of hard work, persistence, coalition-building, compromise, and persuasion to see it through. That doesn't faze...

Battle over Mountain Valley Pipeline continues

This is the second in a three-part series examining the impact of climate change on the Commonwealth. See the first part here. The roadblocks preventing the construction of the...

Virginia at severe risk of devastating floods in the future

This is the first in a three-part series examining the impact of climate change on the Commonwealth to commemorate Earth Day. While the Commonwealth celebrated Easter in relative peace,...

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.