This edition of The Great Lakes Water Wars is an engrossing, essential book for readers of the first edition and new readers alike.
Unlike most annual crops, the roots of long-lived trees can penetrate through soils to great depth to reach water (Figure 1). If we can’t tell how deeply roots penetrate, how do we determine when trees run out of water? One way is to monitor the...
Before we can create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we need to understand what naturally happens when people congregate in cities.
Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.
The landscapes of North America, including eastern forests, have been shaped by humans for millennia, through fire, agriculture, hunting, and other means.
Farm Bill experts answer: What is the Farm Bill? And why does it matter?
2018 was full of grim climate news. 2019 could be the year cities turn this around.
“When people reflectively say after something goes wrong in the black community that ‘it all starts at home,’ I want them to shift talking about this cultural pathology to one of structural racism.”
President Trump’s EPA threatens to leave over a third of Americans’ drinking water unprotected.