The proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards have dealt those efforts another setback
The Trump administration argues higher fuel efficiency will keep older, unsafe cars on the road
The FEMA program will continue to be financially unviable until it uses the latest research to help fix its broken system
Coastal communities struggling to adapt to climate change are beginning to do what was once unthinkable: retreat
More than 2,500 scientists signed a letter saying that an expanded U.S.–Mexico border wall would threaten both biodiversity and scientific research. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The extreme weather has planners concerned about conditions during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Legal battles loom and pollution levels could rise as fuel economy standards are relaxed
Researchers have data. Corporate executives have innovations. Mayors have real problems to solve. Yet these people do not necessarily understand how they can help one another make cities healthier and more productive. Enthusiasts from all three groups met at Springer Nature’s Science and the Sustainable City Summit held July 11 in Singapore to figure out how, together, they can create long-term livability and viability.
Shark researchers used a system for recognizing patterns in star field photographs to identify whale sharks, which have individual spot patterns.
A study of human–mammal interaction across the globe found animals are more prone to take to the night around humans. Jason G. Goldman reports.
New study finds citylike air pollution levels in the nation’s parks
How smart urban planning and design can help people and the planet
Such fires are causing spikes in fine particles that threaten human health
Urban leaders must work with researchers to solve real human problems
The decade-long, bipartisan program was aimed at reducing reliance on ethanol from food crops
Very brief reports about science and technology from around the globe.
Emails reveal administration officials want to shelve environmental policies to speed oil and gas development
The Cerrado is the most threatened biome in Brazil, environmentalists proclaim
Sanderlings, red knots and ruddy turnstones failed to breed this year along the Arctic island’s east coast due to record snow cover
Wine book author Kevin Begos explains that just a few varieties of wine grapes dominate the industry, which leaves them vulnerable to potentially catastrophic disease outbreaks.