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Two-way conversations. Interdisciplinary perspectives. Here’s what inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
December 20, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
December 19, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Energy leaders share their views on the most important developments of the last and upcoming decades.
December 19, 2019 by Sarah Golden
Comprehensive plans are great, but small, low-budget changes can make a big difference, too.
December 9, 2019 by Nate Berg
Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
December 3, 2019 by Rabiya Jaffery
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
November 21, 2019 by John Addison
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
It's not just about growing more food and using fewer inputs. It's also about creating local, adaptive food systems that can withstand the effects of climate change.
November 12, 2019 by Joel Makower
$13 trillion: China's expected construction spending by 2030. Will some go to zero carbon buildings?
National and local policies are fostering a building boom and intersecting with decarbonization goals.
November 6, 2019 by Tatsatom Gonçalves
Don’t forget the economy in the circular economy.
November 1, 2019 by Molly Miller
Conservation is the foundation upon which all of our sustainable water management strategies are based.
October 30, 2019 by Kathryn Sorensen
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
October 29, 2019 by Robert Klee
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
October 25, 2019 by Edie Juno
From urban density to energy-efficient appliances, cutting emissions and making money has never made more sense.
October 22, 2019 by Leah Lazer
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
October 21, 2019 by Daniel Hamilton
Packed with automotive and logistics giants, the living lab out of Seattle aspires to test solutions to 'the transportation challenge of our time.'
October 15, 2019 by Elsa Wenzel
What happens when cities think in loops.
October 11, 2019 by Sue Lebeck
In New England, the answer is yes.
October 4, 2019 by Katharine Sims
Small-scale fisheries are central to solving many problems in the oceans, from over-fishing to hunger.
October 3, 2019 by John Virdin
An innovation lab on mobility helps projects move from point A to point B.
October 1, 2019 by Chuck Ray
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
The airport is next to the Delaware River, which will rise as the Atlantic does.
September 25, 2019 by Frank Kummer
The organizers are striving to build a platform where virtually anyone can share ideas and best practices about urban design, workforce development, manufacturing, food production and more.
September 18, 2019 by Shane Downing
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
September 13, 2019 by Katharine Burgess
Properly designed and managed using sustainable landscape strategies, outdoor areas can help communities significantly.
September 12, 2019 by Cora Kammeyer