Many of us think that rapid environmental change is a quintessentially modern crisis. Today, temperatures
Machine learning could help safeguard public health and spot environmental dangers, according to new research.
As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the
Combine the rapid rate of technological change with a globalized economy, and it’s evident that
The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in
Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?
The miracle material has made modern life possible. But more than 40 percent of it
How do you cool a building without air conditioning? In nature, termites build skyscraper-like mounds
Scientists warn of environmental threats rising from trend that is ‘likely to continue unless policies
The industry accounts for about 8 percent of global climate emissions, and that number is
The impact of air pollution on human health is well-documented. We know that exposure to
At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,
When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a
Not so very long ago living in a city meant rarely seeing a blade of
Climate change is a massive problem. But can individual habit changes actually make an impact?
The world is probably stuck with natural gas as one of our primary sources of
Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the
There’s a global movement encouraging cities to grow more trees and plan more parks. But which ones have
All human beings want to live in a clean and green environment but not all
The future is uncertain for Earth’s incredible island worlds The Earth is a blue planet
Cities can take one simple step to combat the impact of urban pollution, climate change,
The United States is retreating from the global community under a president who rejected the Paris
Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America.
If Moore’s law continues, electronic devices will consume more than half the world’s energy budget
In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and
The Shushtar Hydraulic System in the island city of Shushtar is a complex irrigation system
Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a
Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west
The Spring Equinox is behind us and the days of lazy picnics in the park
Back in the 1930s, English planners came up with a novel idea to prevent urban
Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.
A new $50 million fund will help communities remove “deadbeat dams,” starting in California, Oregon,
The South is loaded with some incredibly gorgeous neighborhoods filled with homes that not only
Last week, Portland is expected to become the seventh West Coast city to sue Monsanto,
Waterfalls are a gift of God to earth, making the land spectacular and enchantingly beautiful.
An old reservoir in the boroughs of Hackney, in north east London, has been transformed
With just a few inches of rainfall a year, the country is taking matters into
Ever wanted to get lost somewhere? Well, there are some mazes out there where you
Average global temperature was 1.07C hotter – beating last month’s previous record increase. The global
Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate Earth Day today there are different activities all over
Earth Day is an annual celebration that honors the achievements of the environmental movement and
It’s full of lush medicinal plants—and no, marijuana is not one of them. While some
The National Park Service’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program plans to dole out $15 million
We know intuitively that we need trees in our cities. They enhance the public realm,
Cities consume a considerable amount of energy per year on lighting. And if that city
Sasaki Associates recently unveiled some preliminary details regarding an ambitious mixed-use development in Malaysia, that’s
Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a
Infrastructure can be wielded as a means of promoting the common good or as an
Chicago’s wastewater authority plans to slash its energy bill by using bacteria to convert sewage