Shell Oil surprised the environmental community in September by announcing an end to Arctic drilling. What could come next? Shell is abandoning plans for the Carmon Creek oil-sands project in Alberta and taking a $2 billion write-down.
Nov 2, 2015 Bloomberg News
Research into the various shapes of cities in India may be able to predict the economic success of the city's residents.
Oct 31, 2015 Knowledge @ Wharton
A key bill had language allowing public utilities to enter into the electric vehicle charging industry—overlooked by the oil industry and a game-changer for EVs as it tackles one of their most formidable challenges.
Oct 29, 2015 Bloomberg BusinessWeek
The true cost of vehicle and road use is not reflected in the price drivers pay.
Oct 29, 2015 City Observatory City Commentary
A surprising argument from an article in Seattle publication Crosscut this week: density is the mortal enemy of trees.
Oct 29, 2015 Crosscut
As New York rolls out its LED streetlights, one resident bemoans the ugly blue glow taking over the city.
Oct 27, 2015 The New York Times
Citizens in developing corners of the world are prioritizing green infrastructure as they struggle to deal with the environmental consequences of rapid growth.
Oct 26, 2015 The City Fix
A group of passionate rowers deserve some of the credit in the remarkable comeback story of Cleveland's Cuyahoga River.
Oct 24, 2015 Next City
An engineer from Fairbanks, Alaska, has built a house that is "kept toasty without fossil fuels and uses a mere fraction of the energy typically needed, even at 30 below."
Oct 23, 2015 Alaska Dispatch News
In a Bay Area first, new home construction in most of the region will be banned from having these heating devices installed as the result of a rule adopted unanimously by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District on Oct. 21.
Oct 23, 2015 San Jose Mercury News