Cities

Cities

Please, people, stop using bikes to whitesplain privilege

Recent stories use bicycling as either a proxy for white privilege, or a metaphor for explaining it to other white people. It's not working.

Living

What to do if you’re hit by a car while riding your bike

Here are five things you should do if you’re ever unlucky enough to be hit. And a shining example of what not to do.

Cities

Tackling climate change presents a “golden opportunity” for public health

Could improving public health help curb climate change?

Climate & Energy

Steal this environmental justice journal

Free for the next two weeks: Some of the best research about the health disparities and environmental burdens suffered by people of color and modest resources around the globe.

Climate & Energy

If these corals can make it in Miami, they’ll make it anywhere

Coral reefs are dying off worldwide, but in the murky waters off of Miami, one man found some remarkable survivors.

Living

At continent’s edge, a rail epic concludes, pursued by tank cars

There's nothing quite like the conversations you have on a long railroad trip. But sooner or later, even the wildest digressions have to end.

Cities

Environmental justice works — and these folks show us how

Activists around the country are shaping public decisions -- and reshaping their communities for the better.

BUFF IS BEAUTIFUL

California (finally) gives cyclists a little more room to ride

A new California law requires that drivers steer clear of cyclists by at least three feet. What took you so long, Cali?

Climate & Energy

Black church leaders rev up for climate justice

The good revs. Lennox Yearwood and Otis Moss III say it’s time to get serious about caring for our planet — and our fellow men.

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