Cimate Change

The Case Against Rebuilding the Coastline After Superstorm Sandy

We should be retreating from the shore, not developing structures that will only flood again.

Australia Is So Hot, They Had to Add a New Color to the Weather Map

The risk of fire is also exceedingly high.

A River in Retreat: In Two Weeks, the Mississippi Could Shut Down

The worst drought in half a century has brought water levels close to historic lows.

From Coffee Cups to Climate Change, Do Local Efforts Really Matter?

Plastic bag and Styrofoam bans may seem like small potatoes. But local legislation often inspires bigger fixes.

Cities Are Making Natural Disasters Deadlier

Poor design and over-development have put our burgeoning urban centers at serious risk.

Finding the Route of Least Emissions

Experts are working on models that would bring green-routing to your GPS