Some 700 million people live in earthen homes. A new paper calls for more modern styles, in part as a response to concrete-related emissions.
Unregulated sand mining has been documented in 70 countries and linked with several associated conflicts.
As much as 40 percent of cities in the US while conventional asphalt accounts for more than 95% of pavements worldwide
Levels of welfare for most people will begin to decline within the next decade because of a stress on finite natural resources.
Environmental peacebuilding may resolve tensions over water, land or extraction, and helps prevent conflict in a resource-challenged world.
When the ships and coal are gone, a new shared identity emerges, whether welcomed or mourned. The "Energies" exhibit seeks to understand it.