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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a follow-up report to another in September that focused on the cause of climate change. The report released Monday focuses on the disruption that climate change will cause human society.
Apr 2, 2014   Slate
America's infrastructure isn't as fragile as current media coverage has made it out to be, according to Jack Shafer.
Apr 22, 2009   Slate
Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer says that as a result of outmoded industrial and funding models, state governments are facing grave financial problems.
Mar 23, 2009   Slate
Paul Smalera sees in the the ghost towers of Bangkok a disturbing warning for economically distressed urban developments in the United States.
Mar 20, 2009   Slate
The stimulus package promises to create new green jobs, but are they really the economic solution they're cracked up to be? This piece from <em>Slate</em> questions the common perception.
Mar 8, 2009   Slate
In this column, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer calls on the Obama Administration to direct its stimulus package towards innovative technologies and "transformative" projects, not just the status quo roads and bridges of the past.
Jan 10, 2009   Slate
This slideshow from <em>Slate</em> looks at how to reuse abandoned big boxes.
Nov 22, 2008   Slate
New research can serve to explain why it is more expensive to purchase a house in the summer--and why it might be worth it.
Sep 10, 2008   Slate
Rob Gifford reviews Michael Meyer's new book "The Last Days of Old Beijing," and how it brings to life a rapidly vanishing element of the Chinese city: the hutong, or alleyways, which are being swiftly demolished and redeveloped.
Aug 7, 2008   Slate
<p>This slideshow from <em>Slate</em> looks at the elaborate plans for new cities in the United Arab Emirates, and compares them to other built-from-scratch cities in history.</p>
Apr 30, 2008   Slate
<p>This video from <em>Slate</em> looks at the "stupidest bike lane" -- a stretch of painted bicycling road that runs for less than one block. </p>
Mar 28, 2008   Slate