With his $260 billion highway-building proposal sputtering, House Speaker John Boehner resorted to pleading and threats. In the end, the bill is headed for the junk heap.
With more climate-induced catastrophes on the way, FEMA chief Craig Fugate calls for “no regrets” building measures like super-insulated walls and reflective roofs. The alternative isn’t pretty.
Given the choice between a car and a smartphone, young people increasingly opt for the phone. Why? Owning a car is sooooo last century. Plus, a phone is increasingly the best way to get around.
Architects, ecologists, and landscape designers reimagined suburbia for a new show at the Museum of Modern Art.
When someone posted private emails from climate scientists, the Heartland Institute gleefully piled on. But when the institute's own internal documents leaked, it cried foul.
One inconvenient truth gets lost in all the hullabaloo over Congress’ disastrous transportation bill: We can’t kick our addiction to asphalt.
In the wake of the mortgage crisis, hundreds of thousands of homes the in U.S. now stand vacant. What do we do with these moldering houses?
Electric vehicles are making inroads, but since they don’t require gas, they don’t pay for the roads they ride on. Now states are talking seriously about taxing them, and that’s got some drivers all charged up.
In search of a parable of urban sustainability, NYU professor Andrew Ross did something unusual. Rather than seeking out Ecotopia, he headed for Phoenix, Ariz., an ecological disaster waiting to happen. What he found there will surprise you.
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