This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source
By Kaya Laterman (New York Times)
Around the country, developers are building energy-resilient communities that act as their own miniature power grids.
By Dharna Noor (The Guardian)
Rightwing groups penned a conservative wish list of proposals for the next conservative president to gut environmental protections
By Patrick Greenfield (The Guardian)
Reduction in primary forest loss in Indonesia and Malaysia, as well as Brazil and Colombia, offers hope for tropical forests across the world
By Mary Milliken, Liliana Salgado, and Carlos Barria (Reuters)
Phoenix, Arizona, experienced a record-breaking heat wave in July. Photographer Carlos Barria spent three days in the city with his InfraRed camera. It revealed how temperatures rose to dangerously high levels.
By Kari Lydersen (Inside Climate News)
Archaic wastewater systems, crumbling infrastructure and segregated housing in the region create a perfect storm of flood vulnerability amid excessive rain, overflowing rivers and storm surges.