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Cities & Transportation

The former New York City mayor, now a U.N. special envoy, talks about the vital role our cities play in the climate fight with one of the nation's foremost environmental journalists.
Oil pipeline projects across America are speeding forward without environmental review.
The Minnesota Vikings won’t spring for bird-safe glass for the team’s new $1 billion football stadium on the Mississippi River.
India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it comes to energy. But in his country's case, could thinking big be a huge mistake?
Your guide to the upcoming slew of activities focused on global warming.
BP’s 'willful misconduct' caused the 2010 Gulf spill, a federal judge rules—one day after a company spokesman blamed the media for exaggerating its impact. In the bayou, it's cold comfort.
California wants you to pay for your plastic bags. (FYI: That’s not an infringement on your constitutional rights.)
Five celebrity ice bucket challenges that are easy on the eyes—and even easier on the water.
A new study says a federal cap-and-trade policy could pay for itself ten times over with health benefits.
Another Icelandic volcano is primed to erupt. What can these events teach us about climate change?
Attention, Earthlings: You just went over budget.
Massachusetts is banning businesses from dumping leftovers in landfills. So what’s the best alternative?
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is big (really big), but it represents just a fraction of them in the United States.
As climate causes a Caribbean lake to swell, farmers flee their lands—but have nowhere else to go.
Toxic algae like the kinds that fouled Toledo’s water supply and now threaten Florida are on the rise due to Big Ag and climate change. But we can learn from them, too.
The East is way chiller than the West. Like, temperature-wise.