The climate protest movement Extinction Rebellion is facing a backlash after disrupting commuters on the London Underground.
A violence-prevention initiative in Tallahassee is also training low-income youth for jobs that contribute to the city’s climate adaptation plan.
A prototype in the San Francisco Bay is testing a vision for floating buildings built to withstand sea-level rise. And it’s distancing itself from some other utopian visions for floating cities.
PG&E’s blackouts in California are a bleak preview of the disruptions that will become routine in a warmer world.
Wildfire risks have led the embattled California utility PG&E to order a preemptive electric grid shutdown, leaving more than 2 million at risk of losing power.
Seattle has joined Miami, Austin, and other cities in restricting the use of herbicides with glyphosate, such as Roundup.
As mayors gather for C40’s summit on climate change, the coalition reports that a third of its members have hit peak emissions.
L.A. set a goal to plant 90,000 new trees by the end of 2021 as part of the city’s New Green Deal. Here’s how they’ll do it.
Most registered voters are in favor of spending trillions on weatherized buildings and renewable-energy infrastructure.
The city has devoted a section of its Ivry-sur-Seine cemetery to lower-carbon, chemical-free burials—with wooden grave markers used in place of tombstones.
Cities rely on municipal bonds to pay for major projects like infrastructure. But financing could get harder as investors increasingly talk about climate risk.
A tool to help solve the problem of urban heat islands could have an unwelcome side effect, new research in L.A. finds.
As the EPA threatens to pull the state’s highway funding over air quality, Central Valley residents fear the dispute could render their region even more polluted.
With coal ash wreaking havoc on Puerto Rican cities like Guayama, some activists are done waiting for government action.
Two artists are on a mission to replace the monoculture of the turf lawn with “leafy green goodness” from seeds that lie dormant in the soil.
As part of a safe streets program, officials in the East London borough of Tower Hamlets closed a road to car traffic for 10 days. Things didn’t go as planned.
Severe air pollution can speed up neurodegeneration when the brain is at the peak of its development—during childhood.
“Every missing tree is a missing comrade-in-arms against climate change,” agriculture minister Julia Klöckner says.
Alejandro Aravena, who helped a city recover from an earthquake and a tsunami, says participatory design is not just inclusive but “more efficient.”
A UN report warns extreme weather events that historically happened about once in 100 years could hit coastal cities yearly by 2050. Cities need to prepare now.
The dockless mobility company will encourage its battery-charging gig workers in D.C. and Maryland to convert to renewable energy.