Detroit ponders its dependence on billionaire Dan Gilbert just as another high-profile effort to revive a downtown in Las Vegas, led by another tech CEO, hits the rapids.
Climate change and urban heat islands are making life inside the big house even more intolerable for the guilty and innocent alike.
A Canadian architect thinks we should build skyscrapers out of wood to save the earth and climate a whole lotta hurt.
Our trash won't be riding dirty for too much longer. North America's first electric garbage truck is rolling through Chicago.
Robert Bullard, who keynotes the eco-geek conference, says the war for climate justice will be won (or lost) in the South.
The attorney general said it was a “personal mission” to ensure that everyone enjoyed the same environmental protections. He quickly learned how difficult that would be.
A judge says Detroit can continue to cut off water to residents because the city "can't afford any revenue slippage."
A reader wonders if HOT lanes, open to carpoolers and people with money to burn, are an improvement on standard HOV lanes. Umbra gets him out of his jam.
A newly proposed "pied-à-terre tax" in New York City would apply to luxury homes owned by people who don’t actually live in the city.
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