More than 40% of insect species could become extinct in the next few decades due to pesticide use and other factors, with a potentially “catastrophic” effect on the planet, a new report warns.
If D.C. were a state, it would rank first again on an annual list of the top 10 states for leadership in energy and environmental design, the most widely-used green building rating system.
Ocasio-Cortez and progressive activists are now poised to throw their organizing muscle behind a suite of policy proposals which would move the country toward 100 percent renewable energy.
A panel of federal judges in Virginia cited the beloved Dr. Seuss character to block the construction of an underground gas pipeline that would cross two national forests and a portion of the Appalachian Trail.
Negotiators from around the world began two weeks of talks on curbing climate change Sunday, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Regulators in Virginia are citing the Mountain Valley Pipeline project for environmental violations they say include the improper release of sediment into waterways. The Department of Environmental Quality announced Tuesday that…
Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can produce severe burns and blisters, has been spotted for the first time in Virginia.
The final two protesters who had perched themselves on trees and poles to block construction of the natural gas Mountain Valley Pipeline through Appalachia have come down, one by force the other voluntarily.
Virginia’s largest electric utility asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge’s ruling that the company is violating federal law by discharging arsenic through groundwater into surrounding waters from a coal ash storage site.
A study ranked each city according to a variety of criteria — including number of farmers markets and commute times — and D.C. did not disappoint. See how 100 other cities ranked.
Ocean City officials are warning pedestrians to avoid sea grass that has washed ashore.
People of all ages, worried about the well-being of the planet and the policies of President Donald Trump, held a climate march that filled Pennsylvania Avenue.
Alexandria’s 24th Annual Earth Day centered on sustaining the environment. It was specifically themed “Clean Water Starts with You.”
Around the world, people throw away about 4 million tons of trash each day — or roughly 2.6 pounds of trash per person. Here are some ways to cut down on waste and clean up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time.
A new petition wants to transform 500 parking spots into about five acres of green space, although Montgomery County officials say the spots might not be lost entirely.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.