OPINION: Infrastructure Bill Offers Too Little Progress on Climate and Equity
Most of its historic funding is helping to maintain a harmful status quo at a time when we need to address climate change.
Academics Conclude What We Already Know: Cyclists Are More Neighborly than Drivers
Cyclists are "better people" than drivers not only because of they get exercise or help the environment — they also have better ethics, a new study suggests.
Bill McKibben Talks How Walking Can Help End the Climate Crisis — And Make Americans Happier
This Halloween, we're giving you a treat instead of a trick, in the form of an extended (but still bite-sized) interview with legendary author and climate exepert Bill McKibben.
Climate Chief Wants MassDOT To Start Treating the Climate Emergency Like an Actual Emergency
On Wednesday, Governor Healey’s new climate chief published an 86-page catalog of recommendations for the state government to start addressing the climate emergency in earnest.
Bill McKibben Talks About Why the ‘Week Without Driving’ Campaign Is Only the Beginning
One of America's most well-respected environmentalists reflects on how car dependency impacts our planet and our species.
To Help Save the Planet, Take the ‘Week Without Driving’ Challenge
Former Sierra Club President Ramón Cruz is urging Americans to give up driving for seven days — and support policies to make it optional for everyone.
What the Defeat of the Minneapolis 2040 Land Use Reform Means for the Rest of America
Minneapolis 2040 has been called America's leading YIMBY success story. Now, it's becoming its greatest tragedy.
Talking Headways Podcast: Pricing the Priceless
We chat about how nature is working for us for free and how we should value those services, as well as the financial mechanisms we could use to save the planet.
A Streetsblog Field Guide to Sidewalk Wildflowers
Learn how to identify common plants of the concrete jungle that you might see out walking.
The Debt Ceiling Deal Could Be Bad News For Freeway Fighters
A poison pill buried within the new debt ceiling deal would "gut" key elements of the nation's bedrock environmental law in exchange for preventing a national default, advocates warn, and could make it easier for highway-building agencies to expedite road projects that harm vulnerable communities for generations.