21 Sep 2018

What Part Of “Brexit Now” Don’t You Understand?

Many people regard Magna Carta as the first constitutional guarantee of the basic liberties of the English-speaking

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19 Sep 2018

Why Cities Rule The World

Cities are the 21st century’s dominant form of civilization — and they’re where humanity’s struggle for survival

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14 Sep 2018

Give Trees Some Space

Even city trees need some boundaries. CITY TREES, LIKE ALL URBAN dwellers, have to live out

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14 Sep 2018

Why The Actions Of Cities — Not Nations — Will Be The Key To Our Survival On Earth

While some world leaders resist global cooperation, city leaders are working across borders to tackle

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13 Sep 2018

Lessons From Cities That Plan For Their Rivers

In Nairobi, Kenya, the government is destroying buildings constructed on riparian land in a bid

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12 Sep 2018

More Rain, More Development Spell Disaster For Some U.S. Cities

There’s more rain falling on some parts of the U.S. than there used to be,

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05 Sep 2018

How To Build Global Cities Without So Many Cars

Expanding public transportation, walking, and biking in cities could save more than $100 trillion in

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05 Sep 2018

What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities

A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern

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04 Sep 2018

Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums

As Australian cities grow and transform, we need to ensure we are not building the

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03 Sep 2018

Dumber Humans — That’s Just One Effect Of A More Polluted Future

ANOTHER DOWNSIDE. We knew that air pollution damages our physical health. Turns out, it’s also wreaking

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28 Aug 2018

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It. Is There Any Room For Optimism?

When the band R.E.M came out with its 1987 hit, It’s the End of the World

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27 Aug 2018

Researchers Seek New Ways To Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Cities

Scientists are studying biofilms—complex bacteria societies—in new ways to discover new tools for fighting antibiotic-resistant

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24 Aug 2018

Clean Air Is Now A Status Symbol In The World’s Most Polluted Cities

The Cordis hotel in Shanghai boasts proximity to railways and the airport, a beautiful pool,

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23 Aug 2018

Plastic Straws Aren’t The Problem

Skipping straws may be hip. But there are much better ways to fight pollution. New York’s

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23 Aug 2018

The Electrification Of Transport Could Transform Our Future – If We Are Prepared For It

Electric vehicles (EVs) are set to change everything about how energy is consumed and supplied.

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23 Aug 2018

Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Can Use Hurricanes To Power The Cities Of Tomorrow

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson is tired of how people deal with hurricanes and wants scientists

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22 Aug 2018

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame?

Dramatic weather events happened these past few weeks in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

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21 Aug 2018

The Case For Building $1,500 Parks

A groundbreaking new study shows that access to “greened” vacant lots reduced feelings of worthlessness

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13 Aug 2018

The Market Will Give Us Cleaner Energy, If We Let It

Market forces are giving Americans cheaper, cleaner energy. We would all be best served to

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10 Aug 2018

How The Marvel Of Electric Light Became A Global Blight To Health

Light pollution is often characterised as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to

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02 Aug 2018

Yes, Humans Are Depleting Earth’s Resources, But ‘Footprint’ Estimates Don’t Tell The Full Story

Experts widely agree that human activities are harming the global environment. Since the Industrial Revolution,

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02 Aug 2018

If Energy Becomes Free In The Future, How Will That Affect Our Lives?

Technology is making the cost of many things trend towards zero. Things we used to

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01 Aug 2018

How Cities Are Creating New Species

From the nut-cracking crows of Sendai to ‘Turdus urbanicus’ (the new urban blackbird), animals are

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31 Jul 2018

Bird Brains Suggest How Ours Got So Big

New research uses birds to test a hypothesis about the origins of big brains. Given

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25 Jul 2018

Tips For Staying Cool In Hot Weather

The recent days have seen a spike in global temperatures. From Canada, UK, Sweden, Greece,

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17 Jul 2018

The Rise Of The City Bee – How Urbanites Built The 21st-Century Apiculture

Urban apiculture is a booming trend. But many metropolitan beekeepers also believe that bees fare

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17 Jul 2018

How Polluted Oceans Hurt Us & How We Can Protect Them

Oceans and the life they sustain are vital to humankind. Unfortunately, overfishing, climate change, and pollution

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13 Jul 2018

100 Years Ago, Air Pollution Stained Birds Gray

The dirty feathers of birds in some museum collections are giving scientists clues as to

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13 Jul 2018

What’s Killing European Trees?

Soil fungi supply nutrients to trees, but as they wither from pollution, trees suffer too.

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12 Jul 2018

The Wrong Location Can Offset Health Benefits Of Walking

Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of

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05 Jul 2018

Too Much Noise Really Stresses Birds Out

Birds exposed to noise pollution created by natural gas compressors show symptoms similar to those

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29 Jun 2018

Cities Offer Hope For Saving Native Species

The rapid conversion of natural lands to cement-dominated urban centers is causing great losses in

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28 Jun 2018

Cities Make Us Forget What’s Great About Nature

Modern cities have lots to offer, but what does their lack of nature cost us?

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25 Jun 2018

Warming Oceans May Spark International ‘Fish Wars’

Climate change is forcing fish species to shift their habitats faster than the world’s system

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04 May 2018

Trees Help Cities Save Money – Here’s How

Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each

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30 Apr 2018

How Climate Change And Disease Helped The Fall Of Rome

At some time or another, every historian of Rome has been asked to say where we are,

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26 Apr 2018

The Diet That Helps Fight Climate Change

You don’t have to go vegan to fight climate change. Research shows that small changes

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24 Apr 2018

What People Get Wrong About Climate Change

When discussing climate change, it’s not about saving the planet. 195 countries just made a

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16 Mar 2018

The Best Countries To Escape The Worst Effects Of Climate Change

Using research from the University of Notre Dame, Eco Experts created a map ranking the

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28 Feb 2018

Why Scientists Have Modelled Climate Change Right Up To The Year 2300

The seas will continue to rise for 300 years. That’s the conclusion of a new

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07 Oct 2017

The Spectacular Autumn Colours Around The World

It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges

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22 Sep 2017

How cities are making hurricanes more destructive

Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at

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12 Sep 2017

Pope Francis On Climate Change Denial : ‘Man Is Stupid’

Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly

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22 Jun 2017

The Heat Is On : Climate Change In 2100 Is Very Scary

Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions

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08 Jun 2017

As Trump Dumps Paris Accord, U.S Cities Must Now Take Its Own Lead

Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of

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21 Feb 2017

How Much It Really Costs You To Drive To Work

With more and more workers moving to the cities, megaregions are expanding, and as they

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20 Feb 2017

The Top 5 US States Who Gives A Damn About Our Planet

Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.

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23 Sep 2016

America’s Top 11 Autumn Getaways You Must Not Miss

Autumn is here and winter is not far behind. This transition is often seen as

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30 May 2016

Sci-Fi Cities & Mega Cities Of The Future, As Imagined Or Not?

Will we live in buildings made out of waste, heavily surveilled smart cities, or maybe

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12 May 2016

While We Fear The End, These Scientists Live The End Everyday

The scientists at the National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center model cyberattacks, global pandemics, and

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