The Motor City is seriously considering tearing down a highway, I-375. Some city bigwigs want to blow up a second one, too.
With decaying housing and falling revenues, inner-ring suburbs built in the 1950s are becoming the newest slums. But where there are protests, there's hope.
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Thanks to some of the past year's less-expected developments, environmentalism and the climate movement may have some rare opportunities for progress in 2015.
From rising sea levels and acidifying oceans to rural roads and dollar buses, these exercises in eco-cartography will open your eyes.
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RIP Theo Colborn, a scientist who alerted us to the issue of endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
The so-far successful effort to halt Keystone has schooled a whole new wave of protest movements against similar projects.
In the wave of protests over the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, confidence and outrage are helping people of color shed decades of caution.
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