How the world's wealthiest cities can beat back climate change.
Freakonomics revives a tried, and tired, debate.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
Here's the logic: Sandy threw the ocean at the land, and because of global warming, there were about eight inches more ocean to throw.
Climate change is here. Here's what cities can do to mitigate some of its worst effects.
A historian of coastal settlements says we only have ourselves to blame for Sandy's destruction.
Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.
Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.
It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.
It would be a lot smaller, for one thing.
Climate scientists saw this coming, and their estimates on service restoration are no more encouraging.
Woulda, coulda, shoulda.
Nearly every square meter of rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has now been evaluated for its suitability to host solar panels.
A new modeling system called "Hestia" traces greenhouse gases to individual urban buildings and roads.
Researchers at Arizona State University have created software that tracks carbon dioxide emissions of whole cities, down to individual buildings and roadways.
Meet the federal government's four-bed, three-bath, two-car garage, 2,700-square foot suburban net-zero home.
It's been more than two years since Columbia University professor Kate Orff made waves with her "Oyster-tecture" proposal. She's still pushing.
One researcher predicts we could see as many as 30,000 more U.S. homicides over the next 90 years thanks to rising temperatures.
New nationwide observatory will track how climate change and land use affect ecosystems.