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Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?
Two full lifetimes ago consuming more calories was always welcome, taste was secondary, and having enough food defined everyday life. Nowadays, the opposite holds true: our society is awash in calories and individuals expect their food to satisfy...
By ignoring the risks of fine particle emissions and understating environmental benefits, EPA is now tilting the balance away from sound, evidence-based regulations and the public health benefits they yield.
Savory explains that the major culprits of climate change are not fossil fuels and livestock, but our mismanagement of resources.
For years, the fossil-fuel industry has lobbied to weaken air pollution standards. It may now get its wish.
Threats to pollinators abound, but so too do the everyday conservation efforts being taken to protect them.
Natural disasters are sometimes seen as great levelers, affecting rich and poor alike. The reality is different.
Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive—they are cheap to make, light, and durable—spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Recent bans on single-use straws and bags have...