Shrinking tree rings point to a worrying future for forests and humans, a new study finds.
A new report presents puzzling data on the generation hit hardest by the recession.
A new study identifies two important street features that draw pedestrians—outside of New York City.
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
Your social experience during the workweek can almost fully explain your emotional state over the weekend, a new study finds.
The costs of incarceration are concentrated in low-income, predominantly black communities in the city.
Drought isn’t just about supply—it’s also about demand.
But to really prepare the Pacific Northwest for the Big One, much more needs to be done.
A striking new map shows how districts’ property-tax funding system enforces divides between rich and poor.
Terrible natural disasters will come someday, but most people have a hard time worrying about stuff that isn’t imminent.
We should be pointing fingers at California lawmakers—not the president.
When it comes to complying with important health regulations, private companies far outperform the public sector.
Crop fields are computer chips and rivers are lightning bolts in this new short film.
With a pledge to hire 100,000 young people, Starbucks and a slew of other business giants are taking up an important torch.
A White House initiative to bring broadband to low-income students could help free up community-based services everywhere.
Calvin Seibert’s astounding sandcastles are made to be destroyed.
The powerful “dot map” brings urban employment data to life.
Overwhelmed by dilapidated pipes, more cities are privatizing their water systems. But is anyone winning besides corporations?
The U.S. has a long way to go before its walk matches its talk.