The latest Supreme Court decision on campaign finance rules is being alternately hailed and criticized as a game changer that will open a gusher of new money into politics. But it’s not so simple. McCutcheon, et al. v. Federal Election Commission removes another limit to campaign finance donations, yet there are still plenty of laws and rules...
Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament.
The 10th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference is Wednesday and Thursday at the Wedgewood Resort Borealis Room. The previous nine conferences have been at the Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, which is now closed in the winter.
Where did the greenery go in our dream of a “concrete jungle”? Sure, pocket parks are all the rage—but why stop there instead of going for the whole pair of plants? The potential for green space in our cities extends far beyond the surfaces of our streets, and two recent proposals take plants to whole new heights (and depths!). Images via inhabitat. Milroy Perera Associates have recently unveiled their plans for Clearpoint Tower in Sri Lanka. When completed, the luscious 46-story building will be the world’s tallest residential vertical garden. But it’s not just about looks; designed with the help of Mäga Engineering, the building focuses on sustainable initiatives, using the exterior vegetation to minimize solar heat gain and provide ...
Anchorage seems stuck in a rut we haven’t seen before. It’s what community leaders and agencies are calling “housing gridlock.” We’re not building enough housing that most residents of Anchorage can afford, and further, we’re not building enough housing period.
Researchers have discovered for new man-made gases that are now contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer. They noted that two out of four were accumulating at a rate that is a matter of concern.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Just months after stepping down as head of the nation's largest civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from an East Coast political activist to a West Coast venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help further his goal of growing opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy.