Poorest communities are least resilient to weather extremes -- study
As extreme weather events likely connected to the planet's warming climate become increasingly common, low-income communities are positioned to suffer the worst consequences during the aftermath of natural disasters, write the authors of a report from the Center for American Progress called "One Storm Shy of Despair."
Obama finds a kindred spirit on climate change in a Republican who sees Paris in Indiana
In Carmel, Ind., where Jim Brainard was the mayor for almost 20 years, the Indianapolis suburb has undergone a transformation to fit his vision. Incohesive city features -- a strip of retail businesses here and rows of office buildings there -- were connected by a new downtown. The population more than doubled to about 80,000 people.