Heat released by old and inefficient Chicago buildings could, if harnessed, be an energy solution.
Sand is a foundational element of our cities, our homes, our landscapes and seascapes. How we will interact with the material in the future, however, is less certain.
New research finds adaptation of ports to sea level rise cheap compared to new construction needed to keep up with growing maritime trade.
A survey of the southeastern United States shows that nearly half of mobile home residents don’t know where to shelter during a tornado, and many aren’t getting the resources they need to survive one.
AGU aspires to lead by demonstrating that a building on a tight urban footprint can operate on a net-zero energy basis while providing a productive and healthy place to work and meet.
How well would your city weather a hurricane? Digitally “moving” past storms to new locations simulates the effects of extreme weather events on local infrastructure.
Untreated sewage could affect 5 times more people than direct flooding, a new study shows.
Cities typically build wastewater treatment facilities in low-lying areas. A new national study identifies which plants are most vulnerable to coastal flooding.
Researchers experiment with new building supports to prepare the Arctic for rapid shifts in permafrost and ground stability.
The transformed headquarters, to be completed by December 2018, features a design geared toward communicating science to the community, sparking collaboration, and reducing environmental impact.