On the Clean Water Act's 50th birthday, what should we celebrate?

Some rivers and lakes wouldn't be swimmable today without this critical law. But it could use a refresh to help meet our current challenges.

7 new environmental books for advice, lessons, projects and inspiration

If you're tired of the horrors unfolding hour after hour on social media and TV news, stop doomscrolling and point your eyes somewhere more encouraging: environmental books that offer vital lessons on saving the planet and the creatures that live here.

A future with little to no snow? What that means for the American West

Covering Climate Now: A new study hopes to inspire water managers — and the rest of us — to begin planning for how climate change will dramatically reduce snowpack.