Cities

Politics

When Republicans say crazy sh*t, it ought to matter

Soon-to-be Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst believes in Agenda 21 conspiracy theories and wants to totally shut down the EPA, and the mainstream media thinks that's not worth mentioning.

Politics

In Richmond, Calif., it’s Chevron’s $3 million vs. a green slate

A refinery town's reputation as an environmental-justice pioneer is in peril, thanks to a pile of oil money and a torrent of negative ads.

Cities

In the fight for bike-safe streets, we’ll need everyone to join the ride

A new "bike equity" report by the League of American Bicyclists shows off diversity in bike advocacy.

Cities

China’s latest fashion craze: Smog masks

Air pollution in China is a national problem -- but that's not stopping the fashion industry from glammin' up the protective gear!

Business & Technology

Uber says half its drivers make $90K a year — yeah, right.

The ridesharing company employs some questionable math to calculate the mean income of a NYC UberX driver. Let's run those numbers again.

Climate & Energy

5 things still broken 2 years after Superstorm Sandy

The disastrous hurricane hit two years ago this week. But red tape has made rebuilding painfully slow.

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.

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