Less ice and more shipping traffic has left the seafloor looking like the side of a New Jersey highway.
1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
As the Cambodian capital’s least-majestic waterway, the infamous “Shit Canal” is descended from greater architectural marvels intended to re-engineer the landscape.
In the country’s fastest-warming urban heat island, places of worship are banding together to cool down.
Researchers tested different road signs to prevent drivers from idling their engines. “Big Brother” eyes helped, but a simple appeal to the “private self” did even more.
Credit the “Wegener-Bergeron process” for making this rare blotch of human-induced snow.
An unusually severe winter is forcing the city to reconsider its decades-long policy of shunning salt on icy roads.
The solar workforce has been expanding fast, and a shift in federal policy probably won’t change that.
When the city banned burials, it turned to the “Cemeteries line” to ferry the dead out to the ‘burbs.
As residents breathe in the worst air in decades, the city is taking almost no meaningful action. To clear things up, officials should follow the examples of Paris, Madrid, and other European cities.
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.