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Cities & Transportation

The East is chilllllll.
The story of how 20th-century politicians turned Native American lands into strip mines (in order to build unsustainable cities in the desert).
The Obama administration has agreed to allow the oil and gas industry to conduct seismic testing in the Atlantic Ocean. This is a terrible idea.
If the key to saving monarchs is growing more milkweed, why aren’t we walking around with pockets full of seed?
Eight graphs show us how climate change is making the world more dangerous.
A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing apart rural communities.
How one rust belt city found the key to its rebirth: bringing nature and people closer together.
A new video series that depicts Americans living on the front lines of climate change zooms in on one of our favorite vacation spots.
What will summer be like in your city by the end of the century? (Hint: hot.)
After a serious spate of earthquakes in the Sooner State, another study points a shaky finger at the oil and gas industry.
The lingering effects of the polar vortex (yes, that again) may be keeping Chicago in a fog.
The Supreme Court affirms the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to curb greenhouse gas emissions (again).
A huge increase in crude-by-rail disasters is prompting some states to be better prepared for what’s rolling round the bend.
It’s pretty cool to have the president speak at your graduation. It’s even cooler when the prez gets fired up about dinosaur flatulence and climate deniers.
The World Cup armadillo mascot is really cute. Too bad it’s in a sudden death match against habitat loss. FIFA, an assist, please?
We've spent billions of dollars on dikes, locks, and levees in a vain attempt to subdue what Mark Twain called 'that lawless stream.' Is it time to let the river have its way?