… and not enough cash.
Curator Ryan Dennis shows CityLab around.
Taking stock of the damage left behind by hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria shows that man-made defenses can fail often—and hugely.
Hurricane Harvey pummeled the country’s energy infrastructure, and there are few incentives in place to promote renewables.
As unprecedented hurricanes assault coastal U.S. communities, residents and experts fear the storms could unleash contamination the EPA has tried to keep at bay.
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.
Empty shelves are just the beginning.
A morning roundup of the day’s news.
74 incidents of excess air pollution have been reported since the storm, totaling more than one million pounds of emissions. More is on the way.
The aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey is likely to include health issues that unfold for years.
More than a decade after Katrina pummeled New Orleans, Harvey has swamped Houston and highlighted the basic flaws in America’s approach to an imminent deluge.
As historic rainfall and flooding continue to pound America’s fourth-most populated city, residents of the industrial fence-line communities are already feeling the consequences, according to one environmental advocate.
As the heavily developed Houston area braces for Hurricane Harvey, an urban flooding expert sees a catastrophe in the making.
Hurricane Harvey is about to slam into Texas. Meanwhile, a series of disasters has already left the NFIP in dire straits.
Juan Parras’s “toxic tour” highlights the hazards in enclaves untouched by the city’s move toward sustainability.
How might climate change and new technology cause upheavals in our sensorial landscape?
New York City, Houston, Miami, and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. Are their successes a blueprint for action at the state and local level?
Holiday celebrations in Houston, Chicago, and Portland have a distinctly hometown flair.
Grime wafting across the ocean from the Sahara is predicted to reach Houston today.
The earth is so saturated from record rainfall that flooding is only expected to get worse.