by Jeff Spross Posted on October 17, 2014
Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 30, 2014
The bulk of the spending will go to grants to support local farming efforts and food hubs, with come with myriad health and economic benefits -- especially for the nation's poorest citizens.
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 Katie Valentine Posted on June 19, 2014
Cities like Atlanta and Miami are making strides to become more walkable.
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.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 8, 2013
EcoV's new, cheap, low speed electric vehicles may not sound sexy, but they're well-suited to urban commutes and urban delivery fleets.
by Ari Phillips Posted on October 10, 2013
Major storm events lead to flooding and damage in which water is often disposed of as quickly as possible. There is a better way to manage this stormwater as an amenity to be harvested and utilized.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 27, 2013
Yesterday New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the city's air was the cleanest in decades. With urban populations rapidly increasing, cities are becoming effective hubs for confronting climate change.