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Mapping the 'Conflict Zones' Between Sprawl and Biodiversity

What We're SayingFebruary 16, 2018Linda PoonCityLab

If cities keep growing as they do now, nearly 400 of them will sprawl into the habitats of endangered species by 2030.

Making Plans: How to Engage with Landscape, Design, and the Urban Environment

What We're WritingFebruary 1, 2018Frederick R. SteinerUniversity of Texas Press

This frank, first-person account of developing plans for the city of Austin and the University of Texas campus offers a practical primer on community and regional planning by one of the leading experts in the field.

Listen, Amazon — Boston ain't big enough for the both of us

What We're WritingJanuary 29, 2018Katherine RandallThe Boston Globe

2017 Was a Terrible Year for Natural Disasters: Is It the New Normal?

What We're SayingJanuary 19, 2018Howard Kunreuther and Billy FlemingKnowledge@Wharton

A Kingdom from Dust

What We're ReadingJanuary 1, 2018

Democrats Are Shockingly Unprepared to Fight Climate Change

What We're ReadingNovember 15, 2017Robinson Meyer The Atlantic

There’s no magic bill waiting in the wings—and no quick path to arriving at one.

Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

What We're ReadingNovember 11, 2017Michael KimmelmanThe New York Times

The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes toward cities, race, liberty and science.