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?
Miami’s lawsuit against Bank of America and Wells Fargo now returns to a federal appeals court in Atlanta.
Sea level rise is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem.
Advocates hope this long elevated pathway is just the first step toward changing the city’s bike culture.
The state leads the nation in new diagnoses, and close to six percent are attributed to injection-drug users sharing used or infected needles.
Local leaders learned how to take action when Washington couldn’t. Now they’re betting those efforts can survive an age of science-denying federal overlords.
Classroom initiatives in New York and Miami prepare students for a changing world—and they’re good for the environment, too.
That and other insights on the fight against Zika from CDC director Tom Frieden.
One of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods is leading the way, but also wrestling with challenges.
It’s killed hundreds in Haiti and could deliver major damage from Florida to the Carolinas.
Hurricane conditions could descend upon Florida as early as Thursday evening.
They got trapped for days in a water hazard.
Fun-loving artists don’t realize paint damages their health and attracts predators.
The roving reptile might’ve been driven into the open by Tropical Storm Colin.
A vast tract of land from New York to L.A. has summertime conditions ideal for virus-carrying mosquitoes.
Fifty years ago, hundreds of thousands of Cubans immigrated to the southern tip of Florida. Now, the city has to teach a new generation how to thrive in a bilingual economy.
A new ordinance that eases parking requirements hopes to transform the city into a more transit-friendly place.
A U.K. designer is using open data to produce dramatic t-shirts of cities from Phoenix to Beijing.
Shepard Fairey was commissioned to paint a mural in downtown Detroit. Now the city is prosecuting him for destruction of property.
Skeptics doubt the Miami-Orlando train can profit, but with no taxpayer money in the mix, it’s not clear why they care.