Could sustainability depend on e-waste-eating fungus and towing icebergs to the Persian Gulf?
What can be done to prevent migrating birds from getting drawn into the deadly allure of artificial illumination?
As wildfires rage in California’s wine country, the scene is set for a recurrence of Oakland’s devastating 1991 blaze.
San Francisco scientists and musicians are creating experimental compositions based on real climate data.
A virulent algae bloom feeding on agricultural nutrients has transformed the water, yet again, into something green and oozing.
Crashes between cars and critters are up in California, particularly in the Bay Area. What can transportation departments do?
This unusual animation gives an architectural twist to the history and possible dark future of climate change.
Drivers are mowing over dividers in Oakland meant to protect cyclists and pedestrians. What can be done?
Researchers wanted to forecast potential blackouts across vast spans, not just specific cities.
In Puerto Rico, Florida, and beyond, storms with the force of Hurricane Irma can cause total structural oblivion, smashed trees, and blackouts for weeks or months.
The state transportation department is “full of real, genuine people,” says its spokeswoman, who just happen to be “not that great at art.”
When the tasty critters invade, they can undermine the integrity of dams and levees.
Three takes on imagining a carbon-free world.
Photographer Dillon Marsh contrasts the total output of South African mines against settings of violence and ecological devastation.
How might climate change and new technology cause upheavals in our sensorial landscape?
NASA has crunched the numbers on probable cloud cover and revealed the best places to watch the August 21 cosmic spectacle.
One man is on a mission to map bird-on-human aggression around the world.
“Temperature Anomalies” is a data visualization of the past century’s changing climate that effectively captures how screwed we are.
Dozens of cyclists have crashed on a slice of railroad tracks in Knoxville. What lessons can be gleaned from this infrastructural pitfall?
The LADOT’s inaugural artist-in-residence has gifted a bus shelter with some truly weird, history-inspired scents.
Bask in the sublime beauty of “Karl,” the city’s chilly miasma, with these always-updated satellite images.