Livable Planet

America Got a D+ Grade for Our Terrible Water Infrastructure

America was put to the test, and unfortunately it’s failing—literally. A new plan suggests the country needs 10 years and $150 billion to fix things.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage

Average American Household Loses $9 Per Day Because of Poor Infrastructure

The Sustainable Development Goals have specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years. Today, we take a look at Goal #9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.
Katelyn Harrop

Olafur Eliasson's Little Sun Has Big Plans for Bringing Light to All

Over a billion people don't have access to electricity, but an ambitious project is fusing design, art and technology to help fill the darkness.
Nick Chedli Carter
Livable Planet

Here's How the US Is Losing to China in Switching to Electric Vehicles

China joined the growing ranks of countries that have pledged to completely phase out gas- and diesel-fueled cars for electric ones in an effort to slow global warming.
Kastalia Medrano
Livable Planet

These 250 Worldwide Events Will Convince You to Get an Electric Car

Drive Electric Week wants to sell the EV revolution better than any salesperson could.
Emily Weitz
Rise Up

Here's What to Know About the Trump Administration's Recent Big Moves

From trans bans in the military to cutting off a path to citizenship for immigrant children, the Executive Branch has been busy this August. Heres some ways to engage deeper.
Kastalia Medrano
Rise Up

European Cities Are Reclaiming Public Services From the Private Sector

The US has a lot to learn from people powered movements.
Alexis Chemblette

Lyft Will Provide 1 Billion Automated Electric Car Rides Per Year By 2025

Ride-sharing apps are about more than convenience, they're literally transforming how people get around.
Gina Coplon-Newfield
Alexandra Dobell

Detroit’s Economic Development Is the Comeback America's Been Waiting For

The Motor City is the starting point for more inclusive and sustainable neighborhood development in post-industrial US cities.
Kyle Ofori
Impact Work

ATL's Transportation Woes Are a Warning for American Infrastructure

Ongoing tension around gentrification has made the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority a priority in Georgia's capital.
Meg Charlton
Impact Water

Your Tap Water Could Be America's Biggest Infrastructure Scam

The big battle is between privatization and public control of your city's water.
Nick Chedli Carter
Donald Trump

10 Promises Trump Hasn't Kept in His First 100 Days

Are we tired of winning yet?
Demetria Irwin