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The Switch To Electric Cars & Renewables Will Make Our Children Healthier

Everyone wants their children to grow up to be healthy adults. Well, almost everyone. W.C. Fields liked to say, “Anyone who hates dogs and small children can’t be all bad,” but he was a social outlier — hopefully.

‘They lied’: plastics producers deceived public about recycling, report reveals

“I think the first step in solving the problem is holding the companies accountable,”

Farming Prioritizes Cows and Cars—Not People

Farmers and scientists are getting better at growing more crops on less land, but they’re not focusing on plants that people eat.

Massive prehistoric solar storm is warning for Earth, researchers say

The Carrington Event in 1859 was the last. So a 16% chance of another significant event this decade. Just goes up every decade.

Communities Have More to Offer Migrants Than They Realize

Headlines obscure the reality that many cities welcome immigrants for the economic and social benefits they bring. The tools of architecture offer ways to assess the resources needed to accommodate and integrate these populations.

Can Funding Counties Directly Help Them Overcome Their Biggest Problems?

Thousands of county officials came to Washington, D.C., to make the case with Congress that funding counties directly is the best way to improve lives across the country’s diverse rural and urban communities.

The U.S. needs homes. But first, it needs the workers to build them.

Montana becomes a model for an apprentice training program

This is why immigration in the U.S. is so vital to our future. How, where, and why Montana became the grayest state in the West

People like to talk about new technologies and innovations, because that’s fun. Demographics aren’t fun. But they’re going to be as important, if not more, to overall economic growth than most innovations over the coming decades.

Strong Towns 2024 National Gathering – 5/14-15 – Cincinnati, Ohio

For the Gathering itself, we’re running early bird pricing through April 1. Make sure to get your tickets soon for the best price.

These States Are Basically Begging You to Get a Heat Pump – Is Your State One of Them?

You need a heat pump, ASAP. Now nine states are teaming up to accelerate the adoption of this climate superhero.