How London's 'lost' underground rivers could help curb carbon emissions
July 16, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Campaigners see untapped potential in waste heat extracted from waterways buried beneath city streets.
How Detroit is turning itself into America's coolest city
June 28, 2018, 9:47 a.m. by Josh Lew
Once the poster child for the Rust Belt, Detroit has quietly become a desirable and accessible destination.
London's trees may store as much carbon as a rainforest
June 27, 2018, 8:21 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Urban parks may be an underrated front in the battle against climate change.
Historic DC cemetery doubles as pollution-absorbing sponge
June 24, 2018, 10:08 a.m. by Matt Hickman
It's not every day that a stormwater retention project gets blessed by a priest.
The woefully inaccessible state of our city sidewalks
June 21, 2018, 9:21 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A lawsuit in Atlanta demonstrates yet again that American sidewalks are far from being user-friendly to everyone.
Want an age-friendly place to live? Move to the big city
June 11, 2018, 11:27 a.m. by Lloyd Alter
What older people want isn't that different from every other age bracket.
California's Prop 68 pledges to revitalize and create urban parks
May 30, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The measure dedicates $725 million to breathing new life into underserved neighborhoods.