Sin City has been slow to recover from the fallout from the financial meltdown. Now here comes another kick in the teeth.
Sin City is a master of fakery and impersonation. But behind the sunglasses, it has had to grapple with some thorny realities — and climate change is bringing more.
Patricia Mulroy talks about climate adaptation, rancher Cliven Bundy, and the day she thought Las Vegas had run out of water.
Never mind those fountains, Sin City has gotten serious about water conservation. But with an ongoing drought and the looming threat of climate change, it will have to do a lot more.
Thus begins a month(ish)-long series about Sin City, how it has survived in a brutal, unwelcoming climate, and what that says about our future.
Weave nature into our cities, an urban and environmental planning professor says, and "we're likely to be better human beings."
Two years ago, Congress yanked subsidies for risky coastal flood-insurance policies. Lawmakers recently gave them back.
Another Olympian jumps into the climate fight, this time with a slightly depressed ice crystal.
Business leaders say they're serious about taking the climate fight to Washington. But judging from the friends they're making there, global warming isn't their most pressing concern.