DefiPlanet, a nature-themed family attraction in France, has a surprisingly blunt message for visitors: “The earth will soon be dead and torn.”
A Brookings report finds that jobs in the clean energy, efficiency, and environmental sectors offer higher salaries than the U.S. average.
Architecture students in Buffalo built their own versions of the "laufmaschine," a proto-bike invented in response to a 19th-century environmental crisis.
Puerto Rico just adopted legislation that commits it to generating all its power from renewable sources. Here’s what separates that from what’s going on in D.C.
As prices drop for renewable power, some researchers hope the island state could be the ideal testbed for hydrogen fuel cells in public transportation.
In the beginning, it was a policy-shaking event that awakened a new generation of activists. But now even environmentalists have misgivings about it.
The landmark Children’s Health Study tracked thousands of children in California over many years—and transformed our understanding of air pollution’s harms.
The Climate Mobilization Act lays the groundwork for New York City’s own Green New Deal.
After catastrophic storms in 2016 and 2018, the Maryland mill town has five flood control plans. But it faces hard choices on how to avoid future disasters.
Research shows nearly one in five childhood asthma cases were caused by traffic-related air pollution.
In spring 2018, news of the water crisis in South Africa ricocheted around the world—then the story disappeared. So what happened?
The Rockefeller Foundation’s global climate-resilience initiative will shutter by summer. But cities say the work must go on.
Every major component of a downsizer’s lifestyle is influenced, including food, transportation, and consumption of goods and services.
UN-Habitat is looking at high-tech urban islands as a potential survival fix for communities at risk from rising seas. This isn’t what resilience looks like.
The cherry trees at the Tidal Basin look beautiful, but daily flooding at high tide and crumbling infrastructure are threatening their survival.
Home to nearly 300,000 people, Saint-Louis, Senegal, is seeing houses destroyed, streets flooded, and crops killed by encroaching saltwater.
A new Ultra Low Emissions Zone is expected to affect more than 60,000 vehicles in central London—and it’s just the start of something much bigger.
Your adorable house cat is also a ruthless predator. A conservation biologist makes the case for keeping cats indoors, or at least on leashes.
The Swedish government sees this low-cost, environmentally friendly travel option as key to “becoming the world’s fossil-free welfare country.”
They are in cities like New York; Seattle; and Duluth, Minnesota. Across the United States people are “birdwatching while black.”
Whether moving freight or people, rail is far more energy efficient and less polluting than other transportation modes. And it could get even cleaner.