It cost $70 million per mile to replace the Rockaway Beach dunes and walkway destroyed by Superstorm Sandy five years ago, a project emblematic of forward-thinking coastal development.
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.
A look at the myriad ways municipalities can make a dent in emissions by rethinking transportation.
A new incubator from the Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix finds ways for both public and private organizations to overhaul waste.
The challenges of including disadvantaged households and communities in the renewables movement haven't largely gone unaddressed.
From Hawaii's Molokai to Samso, Denmark, islands are becoming a hotbed for experimentation with renewable energy, waste reduction and water conservation.
Trickle-down infrastructure isn't the path forward for sustainable development.
The North American company has sold at least 400 buses to Seattle, Dallas, Nashville and several dozen other U.S. cities.
From Hawaii to the Galapagos, the sector moves beyond eco-adventures to more holistic safeguards for popular travel destinations.
What sci-fi can teach us about the future of innovation.