Cities

Cities

All that light pollution is wasting energy AND making you sick

Our addiction to electricity is giving everyone jet lag.

Food

Teen killed in New Orleans believed in the power of food justice and gardens

George Carter, 15, helped transform the New Orleans school lunch culture into a healthier environment before he was murdered.

Cities

These conservatives make the case for vibrant cities. Most of their friends ignore them.

A few conservative intellectuals are speaking out against sprawl, and for denser "new urbanist" development. Sadly, their arguments will never gain traction.

Breathing Buildings

Bosco Verticale is Italian for dope urban treehouse

This just in: We no longer have to choose between living in the city or the forest.

Living

You know it’s good when your biggest transportation problem is too many cyclists

We can learn some things about public transportation from how the Dutch handle their bike traffic jams.

Cities

Meet the man who re-energized NYC parks — and wants to do the same for yours

Adrian Benepe was responsible for adding more than 700 acres to the Big Apple's park system. Now he's taking the cause national.

A RAILROAD GROWS IN QUEENS

An old railroad in Queens could become the coolest park in NYC

The only thing holding up the project: that little matter of the price tag.

Climate & Energy

This ambassador for black politicians argues that solar drags down African Americans

She takes the concerns of African-American communities straight to the White House -- and she's taking her talking points on solar net-metering straight from the utility companies.

Cities

Why more roads = more traffic jams

Think a new carpool lane will relieve gridlock on L.A.'s infamous 405? Think again.

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