Cities

Science

This roadkill map says a lot about California’s drought

A UC Davis researcher, working with citizen scientists, has been tracking flattened animals. Here's what they've learned.

Cities

Here’s what it’s like to ride San Francisco’s $6 private bus

Leap has only one route, wood paneling, and iced coffee for $5. It might also make you queasy. Is this the future of commuting?

Climate & Energy

Fracking is causing Oklahoma’s earthquake “swarm”

But state agencies are ignoring the evidence, and it could cost them.

Politics

Jerry Brown tells climate deniers to wake up and smell the drought

"With the weather that's happening in California, climate change is not a hoax. We're dealing with it, and it's damn serious," said the state's governor.

Climate & Energy

7 things to know about California’s drought

Everything you ever wanted to know about California's devastating drought but were too afraid to ask.

share the power

This affordable housing complex has a solar farm on its roof

A community solar project in Seattle is powering the real sharing economy.

Cities

New U.S.-Canada bridge will carve through one of Detroit’s loneliest neighborhoods

Delray residents, already hit hard by one urban freeway, wonder if they'll get anything in return this time.

Climate & Energy

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

Cities

Knight Foundation gives cities $5M for floating farms and fuzzy hats

The Knight Foundation just wrote $5 million in checks to support all manner of urban awesomeness.

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