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Awash in asphalt, cities rethink their parking needs

Local leaders across the nation are overhauling parking requirements for developers, scaling back the minimum number of spots for shopping centers and apartment complexes.
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In Montecito, the million-dollar views still come with mudslide risks

Life in California often requires navigating the edges of natural beauty and natural disaster. On the fifth anniversary of a catastrophe, residents had to flee again.
Why is New York still building on the waterfront?

Why is New York still building on the waterfront?

There are two simple reasons. One, it makes money. And two, people just love water.
Three ways to build back smarter after hurricane Ian

Three ways to build back smarter after hurricane Ian

Big storms more becoming more common. That makes it crucial to take climate change into account when rebuilding.
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A key to controlling emissions: More buildings in a city’s unused spaces

Constructing more condensed communities in existing neighborhoods has been found to go a long way toward fighting climate change.
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Climate change is ravaging the Colorado River. There’s a model to avert the worst

Success in the Yakima River Basin in Washington holds lessons for the seven states at war over water in the American West.
Extreme weather is soaking New York City. Community gardens can help

Extreme weather is soaking New York City. Community gardens can help

Intense storms are on the rise, which probably means more flooding. Local green spaces are on the case.
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