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The announcement follows an investigation by a scrappy local news site that found that the state’s scorecards for distributing relief money were riddled with errors.
Small news websites are filling in some of the void left by shrinking city newspapers and TV news coverage. They’re proving their worth in times of disaster.
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.”