Climate change, population growth, and infrastructure are all contributing to the rise in billion-dollar disasters in the U.S., according to NOAA.
A new study finds elevated risks for people who live near busy streets and highways.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: housing policy, innovations in design and technology, urban watersheds, and more.
See how hills and mountains would cast shadows across the land on the Summer Solstice.
Arctic warming means more conflict between humans and the giant predators in Churchill, Manitoba.
The forecast has to be more frightful to cancel classes in some states than in others.
A new design in Seattle promises to stand strong after being rattled in a violent shakeup.
Uncertainty prevails for the global climate accord after a year of progress and setbacks.
The loss could spell trouble for future sea-level rise.
The urban heat island might be responsible for a strange weather pattern that appeared this week.
The unprecedented heat helped strengthen wildfires and deepen ingrained drought.
Wind experts see an era of super-sized turbines approaching, with larger blades and capacities, but lower costs.
A new report details the harrowing consequences of sea level rise.
Most Americans don’t bother with snow tires. Here’s your annual reminder that sometimes you really need them.
By 2100, parts of the U.S. could see a 400 percent leap in extreme summer storms.
The city center will be nearly car-free for nine days.
They hope to reduce the roughly 3 million yearly deaths tied to outdoor air pollution.
The top cities mass-produce compost, use landfill gas to heat a stadium, and “deconstruct” rather than demolish homes.
The next four years will decide if the world can deliver on the Paris agreement, and cities are tasked with an ambitious call to jumpstart the effort.