With more than 50 active wildfires burning across the American West, this summer is off to a fiery start.
In his new book, Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, designer-scholar Richard Sennett asks a pretty simple and pressing question: How do we live together now?
A conversation with Michael Ignatieff about the moral operating systems that allow our cities to function.
An aging population and decline in housing affordability are just two of the long-term issues residents of Detroit will face in coming years.
Dense cities that set aside large tracts of natural land help those spaces better provide services people want, such as air cleaning and water cleaning, a new study finds.
The urban heat island effect is indeed very strong.
Population growth isn't what it used to be, at least in developed countries.
Despite the good intentions of the U.S. Forest Service setting aside "protected areas" isn't enough- housing growth in an near these areas can effectively diminish these forests and severely hamper the natural ecosystems.