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coast guard

Living shorelines: How nature can help us beat back rising seas

Watch and learn how natural structures can defend our coasts.

From Hot Wheels to No Wheels

A decade from now, nobody will own their own car.

Private car ownership is going the way of the dodo, says a manifesto published by Lyft co-founder John Zimmer. Instead, you'll subscribe to your ride.

Yinz Get Aht

How is Pittsburgh observing Self-Driving Uber Media Day?

The national media is pretty hype on the colossally unprofitable startup's rollout of its self-driving cars.

Climate matters

Black Lives Matter U.K. shut down London City Airport for six hours, protesting climate injustice.

The protestors also oppose a massive airport expansion.

I choo choo choose you

In five years, we might get the same trains that Europe had in the 1980s.

So what if the rest of the world had high-speed trains before Madonna started making hit records?

California dreamin'

California has a lot of kinks to work out on its ambitious new climate goal.

Just saying you'll cut a ton of emissions won't cut it.

Lead By Example

Citizen scientists are taking it upon themselves to confront America’s lead problem.

CitizenSpring wants to make a water-quality map of “every faucet in the country.”

Cities

Edible Bus Stop turns London transit routes into a network of community gardens

Obviously your first thought when you hear “edible bus stop” is “Stay away! It was built by witches!” (No? Just me?) But shockingly, the Edible Bus Stop project is not about luring children to bus stops by building them out …