Nov 18, 2013 Air rights, and zoning rules, are what gives cities like New York their skylines. And air rights are worth big money these days.
Nov 6, 2013 Incoming New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected on a message of repairing income inequality in the nation's largest metropolis. Just how bad is it?
Oct 28, 2013 A year ago this week, Hurricane Sandy plowed into the eastern seaboard, leaving dozens dead and causing more than $50 billion in damage. The repairs are ongoing in so many spots with applications on file from 25,000 New Yorkers in need of assistance, mostly to fix homes. But some communities are not rebuilding.
Oct 29, 2013 Rooftop solar installations cut into utilities' revenue, but still use their expensive grid and and rely on them for backup power.
Oct 18, 2013 Miami is one of the cities most threatened by climate change. Will it be able to adapt in time?
Oct 16, 2013 Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?
Oct 15, 2013 A new product is a sort of decoder ring for mass transit systems.
Oct 9, 2013 Musician David Byrne argues that wealth inequality in New York is favoring the rich over the creative.
Sep 27, 2013 The key global climate change organization releases its summary of a climate change report six years in the making.