Scientific American

Michael Sivak of the Univ. of Michigan has published another key report documenting our waning love affair with the automobile. Sivak documents peak overall gasoline consumption occurring in 2004. Per capita fuel consumption may have peaked in 2003.
Nov 24, 2013   Scientific American
An auto company has a new design competition to imagine a future city that is car-friendly.
Jun 25, 2010   Scientific American
This article looks at the growing popularity of streetcars in American cities, and highlights 22 cities that are planning to have new streetcar lines within the next two years.
May 5, 2010   Scientific American
Researchers are experimenting with using LEDs to grow algae in abandoned mines to be used for biofuels.
Nov 11, 2009   Scientific American
The Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a test on three different types of porous pavement to devise ways to control runoff from parking lots and streets.
Nov 4, 2009   Scientific American
In the U.S., men bike far more than women. Some researchers suggest that understanding and meeting the demands of women is the best way to increase overall ridership.
Sep 22, 2009   Scientific American
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at the jurisdictional challenge of conserving water in the cross-state Ogallala Aquifer, one of the world's largest sources of freshwater and the backbone of the nation's farm economy.
May 20, 2009   Scientific American
Despite a congressional ruling last year that prevents them, wight uranium mining operations have been approved near the Grand Canyon.
May 8, 2009   Scientific American
This piece from <em>Scientific American</em> looks at plans for three "eco-cities".
Sep 27, 2008   Scientific American
<p>Drug traffickers, growers and drug law enforcement agents are wreaking havok on the forests of Central America, where large plots of forest are clear-cut for drug crop growing and sprayed to eliminate illicit substances.</p>
Apr 18, 2008   Scientific American
New research in Nature indicates that conditions are right for a 100-mile stretch of California's San Andreas Fault to release pressure that has been building.
Jun 30, 2006   Scientific American