L.A.’s New Reflective Streets Bounce Heat Back into Space
The air in these neighborhoods is getting cooler — with huge implications for sweltering cities worldwide.
These Guides Help Defendants Avoid the Legal System’s Boobytraps
When filling out forms with the wrong color ink can lead to jail time, you need a navigator.
Once Upon a Pandemic, New York Let Its Street Vendors Thrive
When vendors in Queens started self-governing during Covid, the city got a glimpse of how public spaces can truly flourish.
How a Group of Political Novices Ended Gerrymandering in Michigan
Their success proves that you don’t need political power — or a Supreme Court majority — to get fair congressional districts.
France’s ‘Peevolution’ Is Irrigating Farms With Liquid Gold
A century ago, Paris recycled half of its urine. Today, it’s being used as a high-grade fertilizer once again.
Returning 600,000 Acres to Nature, One Piece at a Time
As homeowners, churches and even railway operators “rewild” their land, biodiversity is flocking back to England’s East Anglia region.
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