World leaders are meeting in Paris this week for the United Nation's COP21 talks. But what exactly are the main topics of discussion?
16 hours ago   Doggerel
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