A morning roundup of the day’s news.
It’s time for the U.S. to stop turning its back on the efforts that gave us public schools, transportation networks, and national parks.
A British photojournalist is training his camera on the sites of the South’s ugliest open secret.
Future fliers can expect more brushes with turbulence strong enough to hurl unbuckled people around the cabin, according to new research.
A public art piece sponsored by Greenpeace addresses the fact that by 2050 plastics will clog the guts of virtually all seabirds.
Sea level rise is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem.
It’s never too late for #sneckdown season.
These giant glass eggs would bring warmth, greenery, and a place to hang out when other public spaces are dark, cold, and empty.
Meet the group devoted to abolishing capitalism, and also making streets super smooth.
Cities like Boston aren’t just rolling out the heavy-duty plow trucks. Analytic tools are helping them to make snow removal a smarter and more efficient process.
Uber, Lyft, and delivery-on-demand apps put unnecessary drivers on the road during winter weather—and we all end up paying for it.
Until he resigned, Mustafa Ali was the EPA’s most senior official on environmental and climate justice.
Whatever happens to the Environmental Protection Agency, it has a clear legacy in cities.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: bikes, land, water and mayors.
The city’s ambitious Pure Water project aims to combat drought and harsh economics with reclaimed wastewater. But first, the public will have to get used to the idea.
A brief history of the California city’s hopeless battle against invasive insects.
1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
Less ice and more shipping traffic has left the seafloor looking like the side of a New Jersey highway.