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The chief heat officer’s responsibilities include education, disaster response training and infrastructure that considers extreme heat alongside other public health safety considerations.
September 7, 2021 by Angely Mercado
The UK city's Ultra Low Emission Zone requires drivers to meet strict vehicle emissions standards or pay a daily charge, encouraging residents and businesses to switch from heavily polluting vehicles to cleaner modes of transport.
July 6, 2021 by Madeleine Galvin
A public-private partnership will bring a 50-megawatt array to an abandoned landfill, bringing clean power and jobs to a predominantly Black community.
May 21, 2021 by Angely Mercado
Here's how your company can authentically engage in local social and environmental issues.
November 6, 2020 by Marian Jones
Just look at community development projects in Orlando, Houston and Portland.
September 23, 2020 by Ted Wong
We can’t safeguard the planet if we can’t protect, respect and support each other.
August 17, 2020 by Kimberly Lewis
Communities of color have been shown to have about 25% higher energy burdens than white Americans. These programs can change that.
August 6, 2020 by Lacey Shaver
When the type of food sold in an area changes, it provides a focal point for identifying gentrification.
July 29, 2020 by Joshua Sbicca
As mayors make quick strategic changes to address the short-term COVID crisis, they are also in the midst of planning for similar long-term climate issues.
July 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
It's still early days for circular cities.
June 25, 2019 by Elsa Wenzel
Architecture and design have radically changed for the sake of sustainability in recent decades. It's past time to consider the effects of the built environment for all communities.
April 5, 2019 by Shawn Fisher Hesse
Building greener cities that boost social equity is a priority from coast to coast. But beware of urban resiliency as a 'land grab.'
August 17, 2017 by Lauren Hepler
The impacts of climate change and benefits of the transition to renewable power are far from evenly distributed, for now.
June 23, 2017 by Lauren Hepler
Grand plans for social equity and environmental responsibility are great, but local context is key.
February 16, 2017 by Lauren Hepler
The chief resilience officer of Athens, Greece weighs in on what global population flows have to do with
September 16, 2016 by Eleni Myrivili
Recent actions in Washington, including a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and the creation of a Resilience AmeriCorp, show how to connect the dots.
July 17, 2015 by Shelley Poticha
Base of the pyramid strategies aiming to expand entrepreneurship are starting to gain traction — but the future of sustainable business depends on doing much more.
May 2, 2015 by Stuart Hart
A longtime official discusses how the U.N.’s new social and environmental goals go deeper, and how we can meet them.
April 30, 2015 by Mary Hoff
Better bike access, bus transit, cable cars and a central control center make this Brazilian city one to watch—and not just for the 2016 Olympics.
March 31, 2015 by Benoit Colin
Hong Kong has green space and Nairobi’s population is expected to grow by 60 percent by 2030, but how do these things add up?
February 18, 2015 by Stephen Kennett