Cities

The city that overheats

Heat waves could bring lots more deaths to NYC

But if the city takes some smart steps, it could save many lives.

Leave no Stonewall unturned

Obama creates national monument at iconic NYC gay bar

The Stonewall Inn, site of trailblazing LGBTQ protests, is now the newest addition to the national park system.

Business & Technology

Trader Joe’s: Looks adorable, passes gas like a climate villain

The EPA just dinged the chain for its criminally leaky refrigerators.

sink city

Sorry, Beijing, but you look like a wrung-out sponge

The city is pumping out so much groundwater it's sinking 4 inches a year.

water we doing?

Clean water should be a basic human right. Why are we charging so much for it?

The cost of clean water and wastewater services has risen 41 percent over the last five years.

News

After mega-heatwave, Los Angeles faces mega-wildfire

After two days, only 10 percent of the fire was contained.

Game of Drones

Could delivery drones cut down China’s emissions?

Drone deliveries are becoming more likely in China, which could mean less air pollution.

Something's afoot

These tiles harness electricity from your footsteps

Is footstep power the new solar power?

Justice

L.A. heatwave could mean more pollution for communities of color

Three generating stations have been approved to burn diesel as power demand spikes this summer.