Smart Takes

The editor's corner, where the day's headlines are discussed and dissected.


Boston and New York brace for climate change

Seaside cities must now think of ways to adapt to rising sea levels and more frequent flooding.


Is it time to rethink road signs?

One design firm's vision for the future of American highway signs.


The Morning Briefing: Pharmaceutical patents

"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about pharmaceutical patents.