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An Inflation Reduction Act program is directly funding state and local climate action and could provide an end-run around legislative inertia and hostility on climate, advocates hope.
America’s aging flood control infrastructure is failing even with federal funding on its way.
How three cities, Cupertino, Orlando and Boston, are using their communities, new technology and buildings to fight the effects of climate change.
The 65th mayor of the 'capital of Silicon Valley' on how the public and private sectors can get more done, faster, on climate and equity.
by Elsa Wenzel
In 2014, Vermont’s largest city became the first in the U.S. to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy. What’s happened since then?
The startup is answering the question: What's holding potential customers back?
by Jill Cliburn
An interview with CCSA chief executive and co-founder Jeff Cramer on accelerating community solar through business models and policies.
by Jill Cliburn
Ithaca's goal is the decarbonize every building in the city by 2030. The director of sustainability shares how it is going to make that happen.
Here are lessons from one Dutch city on building rooftop spaces that benefit all and combat urban heat islands.
The path to revitalize infrastructure as an engine of future economic growth must begin with a series of 'lighthouse projects' that prove viability.
by Micah Kotch
These communities are inspiring more ambitious projects in flood-prone nations as far-flung as French Polynesia and the Maldives.
by Shira Rubin
Geography, population density and other factors influence how to harden the grid.
From Florida to Maryland to Tennessee, cities are joining forces to accelerate solar power.
by Yuning Liu
Yet there's a clear fix.
Cities contribute three-quarters of CO2 emissions from final energy use. A new report highlights some ways cities around the world are getting greener.
Cities are investing heavily in wind and solar energy despite a pandemic year full of uncertainty.
by Yuning Liu
Massachusetts' new climate bill gives power back to local governments to electrify their buildings.
From urban agriculture to an ambitious renewable energy commitment, engagement with community groups and local entrepreneurs has been central to the city's progress.
by Chris Castro
Whether in Argentina, India or Kenya, these bright spots show positive change on many levels.
Decarbonizing the largest public housing authority in North America could improve the health of low-income communities.
Sponsored: Any green recovery plan requires a closer look at smart-city infrastructure investments. Part of this requires taking a closer look at raw materials, such as copper, in order for smart cities to reach their full potential while improving their environmental performance.
by Steve Kukoda
Cricket farms, edible chairs, buildings as butterfly habitat. Can a renegade group of designers reinvent our wobbly world?
by Joel Makower
Here's one step toward helping solar energy reach its potential impact in the United States.
by Ryan Shea
Seventy percent of greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to cities so they must be at the forefront of tacking climate change.
Date/Time: December 2, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Cities and organizations are adopting ambitious sustainability goals to demonstrate their