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Beijing’s Forbidden City under a light dusting of snow. Ola Lundqvist/Shutterstock Florian Urban, Glasgow School of Art To reconstruct a picture of past climates, scientists often examine trapped bubbles (...)
Without proper planning, an influx of electric vehicles could cause problems for the economy and our energy supply. Joenomias/Pixabay Rachel Lee, University of Sheffield Electric vehicles (EVs) are hitting (...)
Surveying moth caterpillars Douglas Boyes. Douglas Boyes, Newcastle University Life on Earth has evolved alongside predictable cycles of day and night. But this pattern has become increasingly blurred (...)
The Supreme Court lifted the CDC’s eviction ban. AP Photo/Elise Amendola Katy Ramsey Mason, University of Memphis The Supreme Court on Aug. 26, 2021, ended the Biden administration’s ban on evictions, (...)
An eviction crisis appears imminent. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Bryan Keogh, The Conversation The White House and city officials across the country are scrambling to avoid an eviction crisis. The federal housing (...)
A picturesque image of the Kingston, Ont. waterfront at sunset. (Evi T/Unsplash) Cities as we know them are under attack thanks to COVID-19. Their growth, sustainability and ability to attract investment (...)
Jakarta residents stroll down a central thoroughfare on the weekly car-free morning held each Sunday. Stefano Politi Markovina / Alamy Stock Photo By 2050, it is projected that almost 70% of the world’s (...)
Lunatictm/Shutterstock Ran Boydell, Heriot-Watt University Climate change will affect every aspect of our lives – including the buildings we live and work in. Most people in the US, for example, spend (...)
Cookie-cutter urban designs don’t do justice to cities’ natural biodiversity. Michael Gaida/Pixabay Stuart Connop, University of East London et Caroline Nash, University of East London With skyscrapers (...)