1. climate change
    New York to Enact One of the Most Aggressive Climate Bills in the U.S.The bill requires the state to get 70 percent of electricity from renewable sources by 2030, and includes stipulations similar to the Green New Deal.
  2. real estate
    The Last Residents of the Hotel BossertWhat’s it like to live in a nearly abandoned building?
  3. life after warming
    We May Be Dooming Ourselves With Climate NIMBYismThe uneven incentives of climate action are driving the world to inaction. There may be no way to escape the trap.
  4. media
    Is Google Really Skimming Billions of Dollars in Revenue From the News Industry?A flawed new study claims that Google is raking it in while journalism fights for scraps.
  5. cityscape
    The Restorations of L.A.’s Eames House and Silvertop Were Not Simple JobsThe innovative materials and methods in the Eames Case Study house and John Lautner’s Silvertop can be a headache as they age.
  6. vision 2020
    Should Democrats Hold a Climate-Change Debate?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the DNC dropped the ball by ruling one out.
  7. climate change
    Meeting Paris Climate Goals Would Save Thousands of American Lives in Heat WavesA new study shows that limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius would save 2,716 New Yorkers in a bad heat wave, compared to 3 degrees of warming.
  8. vision 2020
    Warren’s ‘Economic Patriotism’ Plan Beats Trump at His Own GameThe senator has a plausible, eco-friendly plan for reviving American manufacturing and shrinking the trade deficit.
  9. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Climate Plan Proves He’s a Weather VaneBiden is more of an opportunist than an ideological centrist. But the left can’t count on the wind always blowing in its direction.
  10. cityscape
    This Is the Prettiest Block in New York, And It’s Just Been Perfectly RestoredStation Square, renovated and camera-ready.
  11. urban planning
    Why New York Can’t Have Nice ThingsIt costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris. What if we could change that?
  12. climate change
    Trump Thwarts GOP Plot to Pretend His Climate Agenda Isn’t IdioticRepublicans have realized that denying climate science is unpopular and unnecessary. But Trump insists on putting the party’s dumbest face forward.
  13. whoops
    Here’s an Actual Nightmare: Naomi Wolf Learning On-Air That Her Book Is WrongSomewhere in the pantheon of anxiety dreams near “showing up to work naked” is “learning on-air that your book is totally wrong.”
  14. media
    Esquire’s Editor-in-Chief Jay Fielden Steps DownHe held the role for three years.
  15. cityscape
    How Disney Hall Transformed a Downtown L.A. Neighborhood and the City Beyond“The 90-year-old architect may yet get to walk around the effervescent urban core he envisioned with art and music at its center.”
  16. housing
    Why California Killed Its ‘Upzoning’ Bill. Again.NIMBYs get another win over efforts to preempt local zoning rules restricting housing supply.
  17. vision 2020
    Moderate Democrats’ Delusions of ‘Prudence’ Will Kill Us AllSome centrists believe that their complacency about our democratic and ecological crises makes them “prudent.” It makes them anything but.
  18. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Cleaner, Greener War MachineWarren’s new climate plan focuses on greening the Pentagon. That’s a smart as a legislative tactic, but slightly off-brand as a campaign pledge.
  19. climate change
    Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in FinesMayor Bill de Blasio held a rally at Trump Tower Monday to highlight greenhouse gas emissions from Trump Organization properties.
  20. life after warming
    Los Angeles Fire Season Is Beginning Again. And It Will Never End.A bulletin from our climate future.
  21. life after warming
    There’s a 49 Percent Chance the World As We Know It Will End by 2050Jared Diamond’s new book addresses itself to a world in crisis, and tries to lift some lessons for what do about it from the distant past.
  22. climate change
    Humanity Is About to Kill 1 Million Species in an Epic Murder-SuicideA new U.N. report finds that civilization is on the cusp of killing off the organisms that keep our soil fertile, seafood plentiful, and air clean.
  23. conflicts of interest
    Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Ambassador Kelly Craft Has Billion-Dollar Ties to CoalCraft once expressed climate denialism and her husband is a coal baron. She may soon represent the U.S. at the key venue for combating climate change.
  24. john singleton
    Why America Needs More Movies Like John Singleton’s RosewoodThe director’s 1997 film is one of the few to explore black experiences with racist terrorism between the Civil War and the civil-rights movement.
  25. vision 2020
    Beto O’Rourke’s Climate Change Plan Is Blandly InoffensiveThe candidate has created a policy in his own image — likable, vague, and inadequate to the task it has set for itself.
  26. suburbs
    The Suburbs Can Be Fixed. No, Really.It won’t happen in one giant swoop. But small changes can have big effects.
  27. encounter
    David Brooks Takes a Look Inside His SoulWhat does he see?
  28. the national interest
    Obama Had a Green New Deal, and It Worked. Let’s Do That Again.The Green New Deal is already floundering, but the last Democratic president showed how to actually drive progress.
  29. media
    Pro-Trump Sinclair Broadcast Group Poised for National Expansion by 2020The conservative local news giant is hiring national news anchors and bidding on regional sports stations. That could be bad news for Democrats.
  30. cityscape
    A Pair of New U.S. Embassies, Arriving at an Undiplomatic MomentReimagining the American compounds in New Delhi and Mexico City.
  31. thomas massie
    Congressman Claims His John Kerry “Gotcha” Moment Wasn’t As Stupid As It LookedUnfortunately, it was.
  32. raffi is for the children
    Why the King of Children’s Music Is Taking on TrumpRaffi has opinions on Bernie, Trump, climate change, and immigration, and he isn’t shy about sharing them. Just don’t call him “political.”
  33. fox news
    What I’ve Learned From People Whose Loved Ones Were Transformed by Fox NewsI’ve been collecting stories from people who feel as though their loved ones were changed by Fox News. They don’t have happy endings.
  34. environment
    Report: Trump to Push a Green Campaign After Stripping Environmental ProtectionsTrump, who claimed that wind turbine noise causes cancer, will reportedly tout his gutting of climate regulations as a way to appeal to swing voters.
  35. cityscape
    The Shed at Hudson Yards Stays Half-True to Its Radical RootsWhether it busts out of tameness is up to the programmers.
  36. media
    Gizmodo Media Group’s New Boss Has Some Thoughts About Company ValuesThe Gizmodo staff is feeling cautiously optimistic about the company’s new owners.
  37. the national interest
    Trump Says Wind Turbine Noise Causes Cancer. (It Does Not.)The president gives his kookiest reason yet to oppose wind power.
  38. cityscape
    Essex Crossing Is a Megadevelopment That Knows Its Tenement NeighborsA pair of towers and a new Essex Street Market, plunked into the Lower East Side, turn out to be surprisingly well-integrated into the local fabric.
  39. mueller time
    Intelligencer Chat: Did ‘the Media’ Screw Up the Trump-Russia Story?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the calls for a mainstream-press reckoning are fair.
  40. games
    Why the MLB Off-season Explains Our Response to the Mueller InvestigationWe see the trees, but not the forest; we see so many atoms that we barely react when the bomb hits.
  41. the national interest
    Republican Senator Mike Lee: Having Babies the Only Solution to Climate ChangeMike Lee, renowned Republican innovator and intellect.
  42. nazis
    U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks Compares Democrats, Media to HitlerNo smear is too stupid or disgusting for Mo Brooks in his effort to win Trump’s support for a possible 2020 Senate race.
  43. cityscape
    The De Blasio Climate Plan Is Big, Ambitious, and Very VagueBut it does make clear what a huge job it will be to keep the ocean out of lower Manhattan.
  44. vision 2020
    Why a Second Loss to Trump Would Be an Existential Crisis for DemocratsHellscape 2021.
  45. climate change
    What to Expect From Friday’s Youth Climate StrikeInspired by Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg, the walkouts are expected to draw tens of thousands in over 110 countries.
  46. select all
    Silicon Valley Wants a Monument to Itself. Will It Scale?So far it’s just vaporware.
  47. proposals
    My New Plan to Climate-Proof Lower ManhattanOver the coming years, we will spend up to $10 billion to extend the downtown waterfront as much as 500 feet into the East River.
  48. climate change
    Far-Right Climate Denial Is Scary. Far-Right Climate Acceptance Is Scarier.The scientific consensus on climate change is quite compatible with a zero-sum, nationalist worldview that pits “the West” against the Third World.
  49. climate change
    It’s No Surprise That a Global Existential Crisis Bothers Prospective ParentsAlmost four in ten Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 believe that adults should consider the effects of climate change before having children.
  50. 2020 presidential election
    Bloomberg Won’t Run for President in 2020The former New York mayor will spend his time and money on issue advocacy, while possibly backing another candidate.
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