NYC’S MEAN STREETS GET S...

Jan 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green “New York City’s mean streets are getting a little sweeter,” said Janette Sadik-Khan, former...

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Save Half the Planet, or Lose ...

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] t By Stephen Leahy  DRIVING THE NATION MÉRIDA, Mexico, Nov 17 2009 (IPS) – At least half the planet must be protected if...

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WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT CITIES ...

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green “The science is clear. Climate change is already costly and shaping development,” said Rachel...

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COMPLETE STREETS VS. TRUCKS

Jan 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green As more communities invest in green, complete streets to create environments that are both safer...

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We have to build much smarter ...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By John Light GRIST If we can develop better cities, we can make a big dent in future greenhouse gas...

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The Slow Death of the Walkable...

Jan 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture As a bit of an urban planning enthusiast, I’ve often wondered how cities...

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Why Airlines Want to Make You ...

Jan 3, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Tim Wu  NEW YORKER MAGAZINE Credit Photograph by Scott Olson / Getty This fall, JetBlue airline finally threw in the...

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These fantastic maps showed us...

Jan 2, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Andresr/Shutterstock By Heather Smith GRIST I love maps to a ridiculous degree — I even worked on a book of them once, a...

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3 more reasons Seattle is stuc...

Dec 19, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By David Roberts   GRIST Earlier this week I posted a long account of Seattle’s ill-fated efforts to build a...

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These crazy maps show just how...

Dec 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Fathom By Amelia Urry GRIST Turns out you can learn a lot about a state by ignoring everything in it except the roads....

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An Opportunity for a Regenerat...

Dec 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]  by The Dirt Contributor Last September, the Mexican government announced the construction of a new airport for Mexico...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson rips start...

Oct 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The famed astrophysicist discusses the scientific method, Pluto and the downfall of American Innovation VIDEO Sarah Gray ...

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Introducing the Landscape Arch...

Oct 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] 10/07/2014 by The Dirt Contributor Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit—it has long been ahead of the...

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Could pay-to-play lanes solve ...

Oct 2, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock For whom the road tolls By Ask Umbra  GRIST Q. What is greener – the HOV lanes on our California freeways...

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Salt Water Powered Car Gets Eu...

Aug 31, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Aaron Jackson INTELLIGENT LIVING A car which uses an electrolyte flow cell power system is now certified for use on...

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Searching For Mass Adoption: T...

Aug 26, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The cool factor of Tesla Motors is reaching critical mass. In the landscape of American auto, Tesla is a very new...

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New Study Suggests Airline Tic...

Aug 11, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   CREDIT: shutterstock As long as demand for air travel keeps increasing at projected rates, there’s really not much...

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Tesla Trumps Toyota: Why Hydro...

Aug 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Joe Romm  CLIMATE PROGRESS Tesla’s Model S. CREDIT: Shutterstock “Toyota Bets Against Tesla With New Hydrogen Car,”...

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WE’RE BEING ROBBED EVERY...

Aug 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]  By The Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartmann Program | Op-Ed   TRUTHOUT In less than 15 years, the United States’...

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How The U.S. Government Just P...

Jul 26, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   by Jeff Spross CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock The White House announced today that federal agencies have...

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In 10 years, no one in Helsink...

Jul 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Jim Meyer iStock The future is always changing. Back in the day, they promised a flying car in every garage. Now that...

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Safe and Healthy Routes for Ur...

Jul 9, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] 07/08/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein  THE DIRT Investing in bicycle infrastructure is good for people and cities For urban...

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When storms hit, scrappy local...

Jul 8, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Location, location, location By Greg Hanscom GRIST Reuters / Keith Bedford Damage in the Rockaways. With yet...

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From Gov. Jerry Brown On Down,...

Jul 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Fracking   AlterNet / By Steven Rosenfeld Top Democrats ignore two-thirds of Californians who wanted a fracking...

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This Train Could Power A Fleet...

Jul 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Joanna M. Foster CLIMATE PROGRESS The Apeldoorn train station, the Netherlands CREDIT: Joanna M. Foster APELDOORN,...

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Latest sign that the end is ni...

Jul 3, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Jim Meyer  GRIST You know how it is — there you are, standing on the roof of the American embassy during the fall of...

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Mission Impossible?

Jun 30, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Dallas’s local architecture critic leads a campaign to tear down a highway in the autocentric city. Mark Lamster Courtesy...

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Harley-Davidson Roars Into Fut...

Jun 19, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Ari Phillips THINK PROGRESS CREDIT: Harley-Davidson Motor Company The future of Harley-Davidson is not a menacing roar...

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Climate change has things on E...

Jun 16, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Jim Meyer Mark Rademaker and NASA The seas are rising, the deserts are spreading, cats and dogs are flaunting their...

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Tesla abandons its patents, ai...

Jun 13, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By John Upton  GRIST Tesla Tesla, maker of the most critically acclaimed car ever, is going open source. Every patent...

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