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Harnessing The Power Of Nature To Improve Our Cities

Jared Green | Posted 02.10.2017 | Green
Jared Green

People feel happier, healthier, and more social when they engage with nature. Their cognitive abilities go up and stress levels go down. So why is nature so often thought to be found only "out there" in the wilderness, or perhaps suburbia?

Want to Improve Your City? Start Taking Pictures

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 02.06.2017 | Home
F. Kaid Benfield

In Chuck Wolfe's absorbing new book, Seeing the Better City, he encourages readers to think with our eyes and communicate with visual imagery in order...

It's Time for Alter-Urbanization

Hung Vo | Posted 02.01.2017 | Green
Hung Vo

Our National Park Service recently granted us some comic relief to a tremendously challenging period in American history by tweeting climate change fa...

Climate Change This Week: Trump Blocks Climate Information, Resistance Grows, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.30.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Trump Fiction Takes Over, So Does Climate Reality, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.25.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Leadership: Global Trends to Navigate in 2017

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Bjørn Kjærand Haugland

Change is a constant. Business leaders cannot rely on a rear-view mirror in a fast changing world. Existing business models are under threat and strat...

Climate Change This Week: Nuclear and Congenital Climate Change Threats, China Leads On Clean Energy, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.18.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Solar Surges, Climate Change Got Real, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Nuclear Climate Change Threat, Solar Pathways, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Vanishing Life, Solar Power Boom Year, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.01.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Action on the Paris Agreement Flows in The Water

Niels B. Christiansen | Posted 01.02.2017 | Green
Niels B. Christiansen

The Paris Agreement came into force at record speed, signaling a global commitment to tackle climate change head on. Countries, cities and companies h...

These six utopian cities of the future will help you re-imagine life on Earth

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.21.2016 | Green
The Conversation Global

Alan Marshall, Author provided Alan Marshall, Mahidol University Utopia, a book by English statesman, lawyer and clergyman Thomas More (1487-1535), ...

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Frying Disaster, Teenagers Sue For Their Future, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: An Exxon US Government, Standing Up For Science, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Four Reasons why the Trump administration should not doubt the Chinese commitment to the Paris Climate agreement

Jules Kortenhorst | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Jules Kortenhorst

There is no doubt that China remains firmly committed to accelerate its energy transition. Thus for the new administration, the question looms whether it will surrender U.S. leadership not just in climate change diplomacy but also in the energy businesses of the future.

Four ways to empower informal workers

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Informal workers are the lifeblood of cities around the world. They sell vegetables on the streets, clean the homes of the mor...

Climate Change This Week: Extinction, Taxing Climate Denial, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.07.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Arctic Frying Disaster, Community Solar Is Competitive, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.30.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Trumped By Climate, Record Solar Surge, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are small, dwindling daily and irreversibly.

Professor Sassen: Cities Compete Less Than We Think

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 11.24.2016 | World
Pawel Adamowicz

Professors Sassen's lecture was a great introduction to further panels and discussions of the Smart Metropolia. This year security, immigration and openness were among the most discussed issues.

Here's The Salary You Need To Buy A House In 27 Major Cities

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business

If you’re looking for a cheap place to live, your best bet might be the Rust Belt. Some of the most affordable real estate can be found in cities l...

Climate Change This Week: Ghost Forests, Sahara Solar, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.16.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump's family and fortune surviving climate change are s...

Climate Change This Week: Losing Noah's Ark, Surging Solar Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Giant Elephant Shrew (cousi...

Past This Absurd Election and Toward the Sustainable City

Steven Cohen | Posted 11.07.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

While this train wreck of a national election comes to its long awaited conclusion, I keep thinking about how the world is changing and how little thi...

Polluted air means city walkers and cyclists should watch their speed

ResearchGate | Posted 11.03.2016 | Healthy Living
ResearchGate

Image: University of British ColumbiaWalking and cycling are good exercise, but in urban settings, increasing your breathing rate can mean inhaling mo...