Richard Luscombe

Richard Luscombe

Richard Luscombe is a freelance journalist based in Miami and a regular contributor to The Guardian.

An aerial view of Babcock Ranch near Fort Myers, which is projected to have 50,000 residents by the time it’s completed

Can a New 'Solar City' Make Suburbia Green?

People are starting to move into Babcock Ranch, an ambitious development in Florida more than a decade in the making. With a solar field and self-driving shuttles, it’s a suburb that its creators hope will be revolutionary.