by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
If climate change continues, cities like New York and Philadelphia are "most likely to see big increases in their power outage risk," according to a new study.
by Tracey Ross Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
After years of facing cuts to federal anti-poverty programs, frustrated advocates might consider looking toward another venue to make change for vulnerable communities.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 25, 2014 Updated: September 25, 2014
By taking aggressive action, city governments could avoid 140 billion tons of global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 -- a substantial portion of the GHGs the world can still afford to emit.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 14, 2014 Updated: July 14, 2014
Scientists have long been aware of the “urban heat island” effect -- the tendency of large cities to get 1.8 to 5.4°F warmer than surrounding areas in the day, and 22°F warmer at night.
by Ari Phillips Posted on June 22, 2014
Mayors are voting on a resolution encouraging cities to use natural solutions to fight climate change.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 19, 2014
Cities like Atlanta and Miami are making strides to become more walkable.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on February 5, 2014 Updated: February 6, 2014
Earning points for recycling. Flood planning. Anaerobic digesting. Bicycle sharing. Cutting parking. There's a huge variety of actions cities are taking right now to address climate change.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 23, 2014
Think adapting to climate change is hard? Try being the Mayor of Phoenix.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on January 7, 2014 Updated: January 7, 2014
While densely-populated cities produce less greenhouse gas emissions, that climate benefit is essentially canceled out by the surrounding suburbs, according to a new study.