Phoenix: What You Might Not Know About the Least Sustainable City

Phoenix is a city known for few things. When asked, people typically describe the Valley of the Sun in similar ways.      “Hot” dominates the list, followed by “way too hot.” This label is justified, of course. Phoenix reigns as the hottest metropolis in the United States and is getting hotter. Some scientific models project Phoenix temperatures to hit 125 or 130 degrees Fahrenheit by … Continue reading Phoenix: What You Might Not Know About the Least Sustainable City

Weekly Roundup: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Keepers of the Forest Five communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now have legal control over the forests that they depend on. This is a first for the DRC, which just recently adopted a national strategy for community forestry, which (according to research) lowers CO2 emissions and deforestation. One Heck of a Comment Thread The EPA has been temporarily thwarted from restricting the … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: An Idea Whose Time Has Come