Check out Hamburg’s 2 new climate-friendly neighborhoods

The fast-growing German city has a shortage of housing, so it's turning old shipping areas into new green developments.

Business & Technology

Each piece of garbage has a story. This artist traces it

Jenny Odell's "Bureau of Suspended Objects" project looks at where the stuff we throw out came from, who made it, and what it means.

Climate & Energy

Map shows where Volkswagen’s extra pollution has the worst impacts in California

The interactive tool shows a pollution and poverty index, VW diesel cars, and electric vehicle stations.


U.S. public transportation sucks, and this is why

Ever spent 45 minutes waiting for a delayed bus? Watch our video to find out why -- and how to make that bus work better.

Business & Technology

Uber: Climate hero or climate villain?

A new study hopes to measure the climate impact of ride-sharing services.


The sad, sickening truth about South L.A.’s oil wells

Local youth and activists sue Los Angeles, saying the city protects white areas from oil well sites but piles them on in neighborhoods of color.


Kids in Mexico block a development that would pave over a mangrove forest

This is not a drill: Kids actually won a battle ... for the environment.

Portland, being Portland, says no to new fossil fuel infrastructure

City leaders just flipped the bird to the oil, gas, and coal industries.


An underground park in New York City? These guys are pushing to make it happen

And they have a 5,000 square-foot warehouse to prove it.