Uber, Lyft, and delivery-on-demand apps put unnecessary drivers on the road during winter weather—and we all end up paying for it.
Until he resigned, Mustafa Ali was the EPA’s most senior official on environmental and climate justice.
Whatever happens to the Environmental Protection Agency, it has a clear legacy in cities.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: bikes, land, water and mayors.
The city’s ambitious Pure Water project aims to combat drought and harsh economics with reclaimed wastewater. But first, the public will have to get used to the idea.
A brief history of the California city’s hopeless battle against invasive insects.
1880s Manhattan was a beery paradise, according to a teetotaling cartographer.
Less ice and more shipping traffic has left the seafloor looking like the side of a New Jersey highway.
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.