The North Carolina city knows that as it grows, its residents will need (and want) to get out of their cars and catch the nearest bus, train, or streetcar.

December 11, 2019

As droughts parch the Southeast, interstate squabbles heat up over the Tennessee River (and the Chattahoochee . . . and the Flint . . . and the Apalachicola).

October 29, 2019

Whether and how to uproot communities are difficult and painful questions, and we need to get better at answering them.

September 23, 2019

Non-native tropical milkweed fuels monarchs on their journey through southern states, but when cooler weather hits, the plant can bring parasites and starvation. Here’s what butterfly-loving southerners can do.

August 26, 2019

The USS North Carolina survived World War II, but now its captain’s mission is to protect it from storm surges and sea level rise.

July 31, 2019

As climate change sends fisheries into flux, managers must keep up with the latest science to sustain them.

June 03, 2019

A movement to preserve the cultural heritage and organic practices of African American farmers is growing in the Southeast.

April 08, 2019

As the sea rises, low-income neighborhoods on high land are starting to feel squeezed out.

March 11, 2019

The National Climate Assessment’s outlook for the two coastal states is daunting, but local leaders are starting to dig in for a fight.

January 28, 2019

Ten years after the disaster at a Tennessee power plant, the cleanup crew is seeking justice. At the same time, the Trump administration is weakening protections for this toxic pollution.

December 17, 2018