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After decades of trying concrete solutions, authorities are planting bamboo and mangroves and using other soft-path methods to make its waterways less of a menace.
Keith Schneider June 22, 2017
Following the high-level Ocean Conference, checking in with Caribbean urban planner Asad Mohammed.
Gregory Scruggs June 15, 2017
Local leaders won’t sit idle as U.S. climate leadership wanes.
Angie Fyfe and Yunus Arikan June 1, 2017
Recommendations from a report by the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa.
David Hatch June 1, 2017
The sector’s key handbook is being revised to offer guidance on what actions aid agencies and others should take in cities.
Pamela Sitko May 30, 2017
Scorecard offers local leaders strategies to reduce disaster-related risk.
Brendon Bosworth May 29, 2017
In a new book, the people behind a well-known Indian consultancy and think tank discuss what they've learned working in cities.
Patralekha Chatterjee May 29, 2017
National governments have authorized the creation of a voluntary fund to support UN-Habitat’s rapid deployment.
Gregory Scruggs May 22, 2017
“Hardly any cities actually take risk into perspective,” said one expert.
Brendon Bosworth May 22, 2017
Painting images of the city of the future at the Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum in Vancouver.
Frances Bula May 19, 2017
It’s time for cities to use predictive modeling to save lives and property, author Robert Muir-Wood says.
Christopher Swope May 18, 2017
To maintain the agreed international schedule, the sector will need to move beyond fossil fuels shortly after 2050 in the world’s most advanced regions, and by 2070 elsewhere.
Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major and Karl Peet May 15, 2017
A 'first date' for two groups that share much in common when it comes to building resilient cities.
Christopher Swope May 12, 2017
Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Stockholm share their secrets for slashing greenhouse-gas emissions.
John J. Berger May 9, 2017
Artists, architects, planners, designers and ecologists gathered last month to discuss ecological urban design.
Gregory Scruggs May 4, 2017
Local authorities are increasingly pressuring car manufacturers by wielding major regulatory and purchasing power.
Gregory Scruggs April 24, 2017
Observatory will seek to recalibrate balance between climate activism and public health.
Gregory Scruggs April 20, 2017
Former UNFCCC leader is helming a new group and highlighting the climate actions cities will have to take in the next three years.
Gregory Scruggs April 11, 2017
New innovations in green bonds, climate insurance, sustainable and resilience standards and certifications, and more.
Charlotte Boulanger April 10, 2017
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