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After surveying city leaders pursuing new federal environmental justice funding, here are their challenges — and ways to overcome them.
September 1, 2022 by Carla Walker
From the food you eat to the soil that grows it, to the cities you live in and the satellites in the sky above you, these TED talks will teach you something new about climate action.
July 22, 2022 by Holly Secon
New federal funding for EVs is a new opportunity to make communities healthier, create jobs and boost equitable access to transportation.
March 22, 2022 by Britta Gross
Without getting cities right, we cannot solve the climate crisis.
January 20, 2022 by Rogier van den Berg
Smoke, heat and stress have become the norm and are primarily affecting the already disadvantaged.
January 18, 2022 by Kyla Thomas
Collectively, the work of 25 cities in the Climate Challenge will reduce CO2 emissions by 74 million metric tons from 2020 through 2030, compared to business as usual.
December 23, 2021 by Hilary Firestone
Inequality undermines the credibility of the international sustainability community.
November 29, 2021 by Terry F. Yosie
Revisiting the Homestead Act.
November 23, 2021 by Hillary Brown
GreenBiz Default Summary
October 29, 2021 by Giorgia Marino
Methods of investing, lending, and risk assessment must change to prioritize equity.
October 15, 2021 by Kartik Amarnath
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