Environment

Part innovative urban design solution, part historic and simple design solution, the city of Baltimore's trash-collecting water wheel has been an unmitigated success at mitigating the trash in the Jones Fall River.
4 hours ago   Sustainable Cities Collective
<p>Israel's 450-mile long "security fence" is causing controversy not just because of the opposition of Palestinians in the West Bank, but because it will run through sensitive habitat and affect the ability of wildlife to access food and water.</p>
Mar 16, 2008   Orion
<p>This report from <em>Weekend America</em> talks with an urban food forager and looks at how to find food on the street in L.A.</p>
Mar 15, 2008   Weekend America
<p>A severe drought in Australia has cut into the country's wheat production -- and pushed prices up all over the world.</p>
Mar 15, 2008   BBC
<p>Forbes looks at the world's 25 most polluted cities, and concludes that governments and industries need to realize how cost-effective pollution remediation is.</p>
Mar 14, 2008   Forbes
<p>The coal industry, electric utilities and manufacturers are in line to get trillions of dollars in federal funding to reduce carbon emissions, leaving virtually no money for smart growth and transit solutions to climate change.</p>
Mar 14, 2008   California Planning & Development Repot
<p>The mega cities of the developing world are expected to experience increasing rates of growth in the coming decades. The growth in population will be a challenge, but so will be dealing with the increase in air pollution.</p>
Mar 13, 2008   CNN
<p>Recent reports are highlighting the dire effects climate change will have on transportation infrastructure.</p>
Mar 13, 2008   Associated Press
<p>New scientific reports laying out the potential impacts of global warming on cities are being directed to planners, whom some say are not reacting to the changing climate adequately.</p>
Mar 12, 2008   The New York Times
<p>Bay Area political columnist Dan Borenstein examines long-term transportation data and concludes that driving will only increase unless politicians make driving more expensive and transit cheaper, a solution he regards as unlikely at best.</p>
Mar 12, 2008   The Contra Costa Times
<p>Farmland in Central California's San Joaquin County is replaced with development more than any other county in the state -- a wasteful pattern that could create the "next L.A.", according to a new report.</p>
Mar 11, 2008   The Stockton Record