Cities

Cities

How a weirdo city became just like everywhere else

Asheville, N.C., was once the freak capital of the U.S. Panhandling gutter punks were pushed out for pomeranians in handbags.

Living

6 things to laugh about from 2014, a real trash can of a year

These are the six best laugh-worthy moments that came out of some remarkably terrible news for the environment.

Living

Love and long-distance travel in the time of climate change

It's very strange to be in a position where you weigh spending the holidays with people you love against the climate crisis.

Cities

Lessons from 2014: If you care about green cities, you must care about justice too

Cities may hold the solutions to our global climate crisis -- but only if we address deep-seated inequities.

Climate & Energy

These fantastic maps showed us different worlds in 2014

From rising sea levels and acidifying oceans to rural roads and dollar buses, these exercises in eco-cartography will open your eyes.

Cities

Violent cops suffocate the street life they claim to protect

Police unions have blamed protesters for sparking violence against cops. Clearly, they've missed the point.

Living

Life in the bike lane was pretty good in 2014

We spent some time this week pedaling through our bike coverage from 2014, and here are our favorite stories of the year.

Climate & Energy

Could flooding finally wake Americans up to the climate crisis?

Several big U.S. cities could be seeing 30 days of flooding a year by 2020, a new study says.

Cities

3 more reasons Seattle is stuck in a fustercluck

Seattle's ongoing transportation fiasco could not be contained in a single post.