U.S. public transportation sucks, and this is why

Ever spent 45 minutes waiting for a delayed bus? Watch our video to find out why -- and how to make that bus work better.

Business & Technology

Uber: Climate hero or climate villain?

A new study hopes to measure the climate impact of ride-sharing services.


The sad, sickening truth about South L.A.’s oil wells

Local youth and activists sue Los Angeles, saying the city protects white areas from oil well sites but piles them on in neighborhoods of color.


Kids in Mexico block a development that would pave over a mangrove forest

This is not a drill: Kids actually won a battle ... for the environment.

Portland, being Portland, says no to new fossil fuel infrastructure

City leaders just flipped the bird to the oil, gas, and coal industries.


An underground park in New York City? These guys are pushing to make it happen

And they have a 5,000 square-foot warehouse to prove it.

Climate & Energy

Maps show how sea-level rise could swallow global icons

Limiting warming to 2 degrees C would make a huge difference for London, New York City, and Rio.

This artist is using technology to bring nature back into the city

From butterfly bridges to moth cinemas, Natalie Jeremijenko's work highlights the mutualistic relationships between humans and the natural world.


Polluting industries took over this California city. Now, residents are taking it back

A small factory town on the edge of downtown Los Angeles is inventing a new way for overpolluted communities to clean themselves up.