A generation of Americans knew just what to do in the event of a nuclear attack—or during a major false alarm, like the one over the weekend in Hawaii. Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol.
In 1950, fewer than one-third of the world's people lived in cities. Today more than half do. By 2050, urban areas will be home to some two-thirds of Earth's human population.
As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents were warned by the mayor on Tuesday that they face losing piped water to their homes by April 21.
Understanding geography is fundamental to understanding the world, says Ryan Enos, assistant professor of government and a specialist in American politics. People often classify places or neighborhoods simply by who lives ...
New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of investors ridding themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels.
Smart innovations are years in the making and require long-term vision. Changes in government and citizens' sensibilities can halt or alter strategies. So how can they survive to create lasting change?
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a $13.4 million fine on TV-station owner Sinclair for not identifying paid programming as advertising.
The low emission zone in Leipzig was established in March 2011, allowing only diesel vehicles of Euro4 and higher with few exceptions. The ban of older vehicles and subsequent modernization of the car fleet resulted in slightly ...
When she started an urban farm in one of Indianapolis' roughest neighborhoods, retired chemist Aster Bekele wanted to teach at-risk kids how to garden, and maybe sneak in a little science.
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