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.
In a sign of things to come, the Olympic racecourses are turning to mush. Will the athletes take a stand?
More than 100 Olympic athletes have signed a statement calling for a meaningful international climate treaty. Here's hoping world leaders are listening.
If we continue to crank up the heat, there will be no skiing at all in Park City, Utah, by the end of the century. In an average year, there will be no snow.
Coastal residents are irate about rising flood insurance premiums. But the next time the sea crushes the coast, the taxpayers may not be able to pick up the bill.
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