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A new solution for America’s empty churches: A change of faith

Ashima Krishna, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Over the past few decades, vacant and underutilized churches have become a familiar sight...

What lies beneath: To manage toxic contamination in cities, study their...

James R. Elliott, Rice University and Scott Frickel, Brown University Philadelphia’s hip Northern Liberties community is an old working-class neighborhood that has become a model...

Sustainable cities need more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk

Trina Hamilton, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York and Winifred Curran, DePaul University There are many indexes that aim to rank how...

Don’t blame California wildfires on a ‘perfect storm’ of weather events

Gregory L Simon, University of Colorado Denver Late evening on Oct. 8, a series of fires ignited in Northern California’s famous Wine Country region. The...

Americans who live far from coasts should also be worried about...

Nina Lam, Louisiana State University Catastrophic flooding in Houston from Hurricane Harvey is the latest reminder that floods kill more people in the United...

Cleaning up toxic sites shouldn’t clear out the neighbors

Lindsey Dillon, University of California, Santa Cruz San Francisco has embarked on a project to transform its industrial southeast waterfront into a bike-friendly destination called...

In a New York City neighborhood, the challenges….

In a New York City neighborhood, the challenges – and potential – for America's urban future Robert Snyder, Rutgers University Newark When you exit the...

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Explaining polygamy and its history in the Mormon Church

Joanna Brooks, San Diego State University The arrest of polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs, evictions of polygamist families and new studies on crippling genetic disorders among...