Shrink a Yard, Grow a Beach: Housing on Feeder Bluffs

One day, a resident of Port Angeles, Washington could swing in a hammock in his backyard and look out over

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Farewell, Arecibo: The Need For Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

The collapse of the Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico highlights the gradual attrition of American leadership in science, and the failure of an entire generation of political leadership– in both parties- to address the increasingly grave threats of climate change.

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Handbuilt: Gratitude and Resilience In The Strangest Year On Record

LAST NIGHT, MY PARTNER AND I SAT AT THE DINING TABLE THAT CAME INCLUDED WITH OUR 1895 HOUSE in Southwest

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An Evening Stroll Down Bagley’s New Streetscape

Bagley St., between I-75 and 24th St., has undergone a charming streetscape renovation. It is now modeled in 3D for your viewing pleasure!

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Climate Change Is Here, And Boy Is It Ever Expensive!

If we fail to push for market transformation oriented toward climate adaptation solutions, the market will do it on its own. Like, in a really bad way. This has the unintended consequence, however, of incentivizing better decisions about development and planning.

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Land Hurricanes, Resilient Design, And Other Stuff To Think About

Extreme weather, like the recent derecho storm that ripped through Iowa, is exposing the fragility of the built environment. Fortunately, in thinking about how to protect ourselves, we have the ability to combine human technological ingenuity with the systems nature already built.

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Toward An Equitable Stimulus Package

The current stimulus package being debated in Congress is likely to be the first of a few. In this article, we consider some precedents for transformative legislation– and some models for other bailouts and stimulus packages- as a blueprint for what we should be focusing on in developing any stimulus policy.

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