Commentator Andrei Codrescu speculates that with the economy in dire straits, California may experience a population loss as people move back to the states they left in the Great Depression.
Jul 26, 2009 National Public Radio
Americans will be forced to change their lifestyles as fuel prices rise. NPR's "Talk of the Nation" talks to author Chris Steiner about the good that might result.
Jul 19, 2009 National Public Radio
In the sixth of a ten-part series, National Public Radio investigates the sustainability of smart grid technology in the places where its likely to be applied.
May 1, 2009 National Public Radio
Cartographer Mark Newman's new book, 'The Atlas of the Real World', includes maps that show more than just 'how many acres there are in a country.' Malaria cases and health care spending per capita are among some of Newman's unconventional maps.
Nov 26, 2008 National Public Radio
Scraper bikes, tricked-out bicycles adopted from scraper cars (with wheels so big they scrape the inside of the wheel well), have become increasingly popular among carless teens in Oakland, CA.
Sep 18, 2008 National Public Radio
<p>Rock Port, Missouri, population 1300, has become the first community in the country with more wind power that it can use.</p>
Aug 4, 2008 National Public Radio
<p>After over fifty years without public transportation, new support for transit from Detroit leaders.</p>
Jul 25, 2008 National Public Radio
<p>Despite naysayers, Masdar City is moving forward. The goal: to be the world's first modern-day carbon-free city.</p>
May 6, 2008 National Public Radio
<p>The U street corridor in Washington D.C. was a flash point during the 1968 riots. Four decades later, the neighborhood is finally recovering from the aftermath.</p>
Apr 8, 2008 National Public Radio
<p>NPR's Climate Connections series explores how American's lifestyles affect climate change. In this first of two articles, Elizabeth Shogren introduces an Emory University researcher who moves out of Atlanta into her 'dream house' in the suburbs.</p>
Apr 7, 2008 National Public Radio