Articles by Matt Simon, WIRED
Be very careful where you build that seawall
Walls are meant to keep out rising seas — but that water still has to go somewhere. New modeling shows it could well end up flooding your neighbors.
A massive water recycling proposal could help ease drought
Members of Congress from Western states are pushing for $750 million to turn wastewater into pure water. Here’s how that works.
A zombie-fire outbreak may be growing in the North
“Overwintering” fires smolder under the snow, reigniting vegetation in the spring. New research shows the zombies may proliferate in a warmer world.
Mexico City could sink up to 65 feet
Due to a phenomenon called subsidence, the metropolis's landscape is compacting — and parts of the city are now dropping a foot and a half each year.