25 years after the publication of Cadillac Desert, scientists have scrutinized the predictions of the hallmark history of water in the Western U.S. and find that its dire warnings are not far off.
May 12, 2011 Miller-McCune
"Integrated resource management" practices could help cities operate more sustainably, according to this piece from <em>Miller-McCune</em>.
Apr 23, 2011 Miller-McCune
Last week, a bill was submitted to Congress to create an entity to "facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects." Robert Puentes of the Brookings Institution explains how he thinks a natl. infrastructure bank could work.
Mar 25, 2011 Miller-McCune
When the airport was built in Santa Barbara, California, engineers dammed the surrounding wetlands to prevent flooding and to keep birds from gathering. A new restoration refutes those conclusions, and paves (or unpaves) the way for other airports.
Mar 21, 2011 Miller-McCune
Randy Salzman says that Australian cities like Perth and Melbourne have found "the key to moving individual transportation behavior away from the convenience of the single-occupancy vehicle."
Mar 19, 2011 Miller-McCune
In Washington, D.C., 28 miles of HOV lines make it very tempting to add a couple of passengers in your back seat. A booming, informal system has formed around just that, which locals call "slugging."
Mar 7, 2011 Miller-McCune
Residents in New Orleans' still-struggling 9th Ward are considering the creation of a land trust to help revitalize the neighborhood.
Feb 24, 2011 Miller-McCune
Imbalances between the amount of cars being added to the roadways in China's cities and the amount of roads for them to drive on is brewing a major traffic problem.
Feb 11, 2011 Miller-McCune
In California, some worry that the state's aging delta levees are in extreme danger of being destroyed by earthquakes. And as environmental concerns rise, the state is considering plans to re-engineer its water supplies to prevent another "Katrina".
Jan 6, 2011 Miller-McCune
A new study in 8 countries says yes, contrary to government predictions.
Jan 2, 2011 Miller-McCune