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‘The common characteristic found among the frontrunner cities — regardless of country, size and socio-economic profile — is that they’ve clearly rejected the “wait and see” approach,’ said one expert.
Shom Teoh and Augustine Kwan September 4, 2017
Officials are offering valuable land to developers in exchange for mixed-income proposals in an attempt to move beyond apartheid-era marginalization.
Brendon Bosworth August 17, 2017
The role of the newest position in local government is already changing.
Christopher Swope August 4, 2017
Lessons from a new report by 100 Resilient Cities.
David Hatch July 26, 2017
When two small towns got talking, what emerged was a new Mediterranean recipe for food procurement.
Amy Labarrière July 21, 2017
The initiative unveiled a broad vision to break down barriers to local implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals — and an expectation of real results.
Carey L. Biron July 18, 2017
The annual assessment, which starts this week, is failing to address “localization” of the global goals.
How several U.S. cities built their urban innovation ecosystems
Peter Engelke and Robert A. Manning July 7, 2017
Earning the award also means the Tanzanian capital will host a summit for world transportation experts next year.
Gregory Scruggs June 30, 2017
A mayors’ network comprising nearly half of the U.S. population expressed support for going completely renewable.
Carey L. Biron and Gregory Scruggs June 29, 2017
The challenge “activated local networks of innovators who are showing early staying power,” the Knight Foundation says at it winds down the contest.
David Hatch June 12, 2017
The Paris mayor and C40 chair has become one of the most visible figures on combating global warming.
Gregory Scruggs June 8, 2017
Some are ready to stick with the spirit of the Paris Agreement regardless of President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from it.
Gregory Scruggs June 2, 2017
Leadership on the energy transition is coming from unlikely places.
Frances Bula May 26, 2017
Can a devolution model that worked for London work for smaller metro areas as well?
Christopher Swope May 2, 2017
Mirik Milan says that as cities look to copy the role he made famous, they should hire 'somebody that really knows nightlife'.
Gregory Scruggs May 1, 2017
Six recommendations for building inclusivity in an era of displacement.
C.W. Kihato and L.B. Landau and A. Sarkar and R. Sanyal April 25, 2017
Local authorities are increasingly pressuring car manufacturers by wielding major regulatory and purchasing power.
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
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