Times have been hard for U.S. recycling since China tightened its contamination standards, and local programs are trying to adjust.
Amsterdam plans to systematically strip its center of parking spaces in the coming years, making way for bike lanes, sidewalks, and more trees.
Complete with crops and farm animals, agriculture programs are exposing city students to careers they might not have otherwise considered.
Solar home storage has morphed from a niche product in Germany to one with enormous mainstream potential.
A new survey finds that urban forests could benefit from better data on climate change and pests and a focus on social equity.
Two-thirds of the lower 48 states will have a heightened risk until May, NOAA forecast says, after severe flooding in the Midwest.
In many countries, women collect water and manage its use in the home, but they are underrepresented in decision-making about this vital natural resource.
In episode 4 of the podcast Technopolis, we consider how energy storage could change everything about how we turn on the lights and get around town.
New research finds that income, education, and race are correlated with access to green space across and within U.S. metro areas.
Cities have a key role to play in confronting climate change, and it starts with shared mobility—and taking back the streets from the private car.
“If the adults are going to screw up our entire future, we have to do something about it,” said one young activist joining the global Youth Climate Strike.
Investing in cultural cohesion and preservation can help rebuild cities devastated by war or natural disasters, says a new World Bank report.
A social media challenge had people across the globe cleaning up beaches, parks, rivers—and urging their friends to get in on the action.
The science is clear: Even the most enthusiastic indoor gardeners don’t have enough vegetation to make a difference in air quality.
Because of climate change, Aedes aegypti and Asian tiger mosquitoes will move north in large numbers, a new study finds.
The narrative of big-spending government programs isn’t quite right. The New Deal took great strides to encourage private investment.
For the past year, environmental protesters have led an “aerial blockade” of tree-sitters along a proposed natural gas pipeline in the Appalachian Mountains.
In a special election this week, voters supported a controversial ballot measure giving Lake Erie the right to “exist, flourish, and naturally evolve.”
Here’s why Oregon officials claim that widening Interstate 5 will actually reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The decline of the famed prehistoric city near modern-day St. Louis is at least partially a story of climate change.