Environmental reporter Mark Hertsgaard talks about what was discussed and what got accomplished at the recent Global Climate Summit in San Francisco.
Building on landfills? Rehabbing Old Buildings? Planning for Greater Density? These are among the sustainable solutions some planners would like to see put in place to solve the housing crisis in Northern California…
Thanks to battery-assisted e-bikes, increased bike lane infrastructure and apps to help direct cyclists to safer, faster biking routes, commuting via bicycle is more popular than ever in the United States.
March for Science rallies around the world on April 22 drew attention to the importance of scientific research in keeping us on track to save the planet…
An emerald-green lawn is a beautiful lawn. At least many Americans think so. Yet this kind of lawn, relying on heavy pesticide use to kill weeds, may have poison beneath its shiny surface. Pesticide exposure may increase the chances of cancer, cardiac disease, reproductive system problems, afflictions of the nervous system such as Parkinson’s disease […]
Rio de Janeiro is a city of dense high rise buildings, of favelas and bustling streets and there is also ‘another’ Rio, the one that sits on its circumference domineeringly peering in on the city dwellers creating awe and amazement from below, its nature. I spent my days in Rio a city dweller peering up […]