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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
And five guiding questions to help urban planners improve upon regions' projects.
November 12, 2020 by Alan Hoffman
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
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
June 26, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Where there's political will, there's a way.
June 4, 2018 by Jacob Corvidae
The hurricane-ravaged coastline has a long history of racism — but community-building is trying to change that.
June 2, 2018 by Barbara Brown Wilson
It takes more than parks, cafes and a riverwalk.
March 26, 2018 by Trina Hamilton
Ensuring that underserved urban areas can implement environmental projects without resulting in environmental gentrification.
January 3, 2018 by Manohar Patole
In a fresh spin on 'concrete jungle,' urban green spaces are home to conservation efforts that bolster declining bee habitats.
December 8, 2017 by Janet Marinelli
We are all pedestrians. So why aren't cities more walkable?
December 4, 2017 by Paula Santos
From China's sludge-to-energy program to South Africa's online waste exchange to India's biogas buses, global cities are creating better systems.
November 15, 2017 by Anne Maassen
If managed well, urbanization has many benefits. Managed poorly, cities can choke communities. Here is the path to sustainable urban innovation.
October 2, 2017 by Alice Charles
Why roadmaps for moving people must be considered alongside future strategies for freight and logistics.
September 26, 2017 by John Davies
An interview with Francesca Bria, Barcelona's chief innovation officer.
September 12, 2017 by Albert Canigueral
It's an ambitious plan to arrest urban flooding, but can it overcome local constraints?
September 11, 2017 by Asit Biswas
The multi-use BeltLine trail system is driving economic, environmental and cultural renewal — while saving the city millions of dollars.
August 4, 2017 by Judith Moen
A new handbook offers advice to cities willing to make the leap to join Frankfurt, Vancouver, San Francisco and more than 300 others in the transition to clean energy.
July 21, 2017 by David Hatch
The private sector is eager to help address the challenges of rapid urbanization. Here's how the United Nations Global Compact is helping inspire collaboration with cities and community governments.
June 19, 2017 by Elizabeth Ryan
This month, policymakers are meeting to universally define a 'city', which will help the global sustainability community reach the U.N. global goals.
April 11, 2017 by Brendon Bosworth
Here's why urban offices should be at the core of corporate sustainability strategies.
December 14, 2016 by Karen Weigert
It's not only at the national level that the United Nations looks at for governance opportunities.
November 10, 2016 by Michèle Zollinger
You may love your neighbors, but do you love their germs, too?
August 25, 2016 by Nate Berg
Fixing outdated building codes is just the start of saving energy in urban areas.
June 29, 2016 by Sara E. Murphy
Many cities are unprepared for the challenges of globalization, undermining long-term sustainability.
June 23, 2016 by Brock N. Meeks
Metrics mean nothing without context. Visualization software could make it simpler to analyze the massive volumes of data collected by cities.
November 19, 2014 by Heather Clancy