Environment

Here's a comeback story for the ages: The Elwha River in Washington, dammed for the production of hydroelectric power for almost a century, runs wild again.
7 hours ago   National Geographic
<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
<p>Urban projects have resulted in the paving over of significant chunks of parkland in Melbourne, Australia -- land set aside more than 150 years ago to act as the city's lungs.</p>
Mar 11, 2008   The Age
<p>A recent study from the Washington Public Interest Research Group shows the environmental benefits of public transit.</p>
Mar 9, 2008   The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
<p>Growth and rising populations have many Western states reconsidering dams.</p>
Mar 8, 2008   Associated Press
<p>A team of researchers has shown that in urban landscapes -- such as in the cracks of sidewalks -- plant species must evolve their reproduction habits to stay alive.</p>
Mar 8, 2008   MSNBC
<p>Local opposition to McMansions in suburban Seattle was prevalent long before arsonists burned down three luxury homes this week. But those opposed to so-called "rural cluster development" housing worry the criminal acts may work against their goals.</p>
Mar 6, 2008   The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
<p>Five prominent ecocity experts weigh in on the Masdar City project in Abu Dhabi.</p>
Mar 5, 2008   Treehugger