Stories tagged: "climate change"

Rep. Abigail Spanberger says she's focusing on clean energy and conservation legislation in Congress
Spanberger Highlights Clean Energy, Conservation Legislation

Politicians love to talk about protecting the environment on the campaign trail, but what's happening in Richmond and DC to actually put conservation practices in place? Rep. Abigail Spanberger says Virginia is taking steps to encourage clean energy on conservation practices.

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.

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.’”