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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
Mining information about what people want and what they buy (as well as when and why they buy) can lead to surprising innovations that can have far-reaching effects.
February 12, 2020 by Carol Fung
A California bill, a newly launched foundation and a city-friendly acquisition are all pieces of an evolving landscape that could determine the future of how private mobility providers and cities will work together to share and use data.
July 1, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
Imagine, a city where the residents and commuters wouldn't need to own cars.
June 26, 2019 by Katie Fehrenbacher
A cooperative network of data sets could spur innovation and drive resilience in the agricultural sector.
October 3, 2018 by Anna Short
Sometimes the available quantitative data is too limited to enable us to see what’s really going on — and that can lead us to the wrong conclusions.
August 14, 2018 by Joe Cortright
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
To power sustainable office campuses and commercial buildings, Navigant Research highlights these areas for investment.
October 20, 2017 by Casey Talon
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