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Is Coal Mining Increasing East Kentucky’s Flood Risk?

This story originally appeared on Grist and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Appalachian states like Kentucky have a long, turbulent history with coal and mountaintop removal—an extractive mining…

The Controversial Plan to Unleash the Mississippi River

The LSU report, though, became best known for its proposed solution, which focused on counteracting levees. The authors suggested that some water and mud be diverted out of the Mississippi,…