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City construction leaves trees weaker long after the construction project is over and the trees have less of a positive impact on the urban environment.
March 16, 2021 by Jean-Claude Ruel
From urban agriculture to an ambitious renewable energy commitment, engagement with community groups and local entrepreneurs has been central to the city's progress.
March 11, 2021 by Chris Castro
Recent events have shown the deep divisions in our society, which often fall along racial and socioeconomic lines. Climate policy is not immune to these issues.
August 6, 2020 by Zack Subin
A dashboard can help uncover opportunities for circular interventions and track progress. But coming up with metrics for a dashboard requires a lot of comprehensive and collaborative multi-stakeholder research.
July 9, 2020 by Tair Bilyalov
Perched on the western shore of the world’s greatest lake, this freshwater port community offers lessons for resilience in uncertain times.
June 1, 2020 by Stephanie Hemphill
The role of the public sector, citizen engagement and advocacy are essential.
May 11, 2020 by Suzanne Jones
Local food, manufacturing and retail could see a revival as we strive for community resilience in the new normal.
April 30, 2020 by Joel Makower
We need to develop neighborhoods that ensure access to food, healthcare, education and jobs — without relying on personal vehicles.
April 21, 2020 by Ben Holland
Cities — from Wuhan in China to New York in the United States — have been at the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis and will be in the same position for future crises.
April 15, 2020 by Schuyler Null
All forms of mobility must grapple with the same market pressures — competitive economic models, ownership and sourcing of data, and cities' public policy goals.
January 28, 2020 by Jonathan Bray
How do cities make sure AVs achieve the “heaven” rather than the “hell” scenario?
January 21, 2020 by Shruti Vaidyanathan
There’s a battle raging over the ownership of PG&E Corp., one of the nation’s largest utilities, with cities, hedge fund managers and even customers all
November 21, 2019 by Theodore Kury
From urban density to energy-efficient appliances, cutting emissions and making money has never made more sense.
October 22, 2019 by Leah Lazer
In New England, the answer is yes.
October 4, 2019 by Katharine Sims
Where food prices are 35 percent higher than the US mainland average, community members do what they can to address food insecurity.
September 28, 2019 by Mark Winne
Properly designed and managed using sustainable landscape strategies, outdoor areas can help communities significantly.
September 12, 2019 by Cora Kammeyer
And three residential policies can promote economic development, improve health and reduce carbon emissions.
September 5, 2019 by Sneha Ayyagari
How long homes can maintain the last comfortable temperature during extreme weather can make the difference between life and death.
August 15, 2019 by Jacob Corvidae
Multi-use trails are an infrastructure asset for cities and communities — why aren't we prioritizing them?
May 21, 2019 by Kevin Mills
We can make sure that cities are successful with a downtown experiment: the business improvement district (BID).
May 11, 2019 by Alexander Garvin
The back story of Philadelphia's plan to build a 70-megawatt plant that will power up to 22 percent of its municipal government.
March 14, 2019 by Adam Agalloco
After a decade of debate, concerns and confusion still exist but success in other cities may prove a useful bellwether.
February 26, 2019 by Vishant Kothari
With the constant turnover of land, many American cities are facing legacy hazardous waste that they didn't even know was there.
January 9, 2019 by James R. Elliot
A tour of a revolutionary and bountiful urban garden 100 feet below the streets of London.
April 10, 2018 by John Elkington