NYC's outdated, blackout-prone electrical grid is a dangerous liability in the era of climate change. Luckily there are community-led energy solutions worth shining a light on.
In January, Judy Donnelly noticed that maple syrup collection was starting much earlier than usual near her Connecticut home. "I've noticed tubing being strung to...
Two weeks ago, the Oakland City Council unanimously voted to ban the handling and storage of coal in the city, quashing a proposal to build what could have been the largest coal export facility in California.
As Donald Trump likes to say, “China is beating us on everything.” While that’s a debatable proposition, there is one area where China is far ahead of the United States, and that’s in resilient transportation systems.
A group called ISeeChange recently introduced a new mobile app that allows users to document the impacts of urban heat and drought. The ISeeChange Tracker app, created in collaboration with NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory...
There are steps Washington could take, without waiting for a "grand bargain," that could make a big difference for our states and communities. Even in this famously gridlocked Congress, there are signs of progress on climate change. There's a new, aisle-...
What makes a strong community? If you’ve read Jane Jacobs, an image immediately comes to mind: side-by-side row houses, corner stores, parks you can see across.
Last year, the African-American author and commentator Charles D. Ellison asked, “Where’s the Black political conversation on climate change?”
When I think about climate change, I like to look at a photo of my daughter and her two dear friends—not just because of their sweet smiles, but because the photo offers an important clue to how we can design cities to thrive in uncertain times.
The city exploded in flames. Lives were lost. Billions of dollars’ worth of property was destroyed. Businesses were shuttered forever.