This is the year we realized that being "green" is more than a tired trend. For cities, coping with climate chaos is a matter of survival.
When Hurricane Andrew struck Southeast Florida in 1992, it only skirted Miami -- but it still did massive damage. The next one will likely be much, much worse
We know the seas are rising, the question is how fast -- and how quickly will our coastal cities have to adapt?
In Miami Beach, high tides regularly flood streets with knee-deep seawater. The growing crisis, and the city’s response, hold lessons for seaside cities everywhere.
In a warming world, cities will adapt or die. Grist's newest blog, Underwater cities, will take a hard look at what adaptation means.
New York City’s chief urban designer struggles to protect his house from future floods, and gets a taste of just how unprepared we really are.
Harvard evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman says we're ill-adapted for the world we've made for ourselves.
Hurricane Sandy was just a taste of what's to come. Now you can get a look at the full meal deal, thanks to a super cool new mapping tool.
A year after Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast, some scientists argue that restoring reefs and marshes can protect us next time. Engineers say that's a bunch of baloney.