With politics tangling up action on the Federal level, cities and local governments are adopting climate action plans to combat global warming. Smart growth is high on the list of action items.
Dec 14, 2010 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy blog
In an effort to halt the destruction of rainforests, increasing amounts of money are being offered to countries for preservation efforts. But some wonder whether throwing money at the problem will yield a solution.
Dec 11, 2010 Der Spiegel
Bjorn Lomburg argues that cities should not despair over rising sea levels climate change. Instead, they should adapt.
Nov 18, 2010 The Washington Post
Cities in the C40 climate leadership group from across the globe are looking into improving taxi services, citing them as key to mobility in urban centers.
Nov 16, 2010 TheCityFix
As result of climate change, dwindling resources and shifting demographics, a new economic powerhouse is likely to emerge in the arctic by mid-century, according to the new book "The World in 2050".
Nov 3, 2010 Seed
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows how population growth increases greenhouse gas emissions. More importantly, two demographic factors shape the increase, urbanization and aging -with opposite effects.
Oct 25, 2010 BBC News - Science & Environment
In the face of climate change and sea level rise, <em>Popular Science</em> offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.
Oct 17, 2010 Popular Science
Grist encourages its readers to look toward cities - big ones, as the place where real progress in fighting climate change is to occur, rather than international treaties and federal legislation.
Sep 19, 2010 Daily Grist
Online tools designed to connect local farmers with consumers are helping sustain the local food and urban agriculture movements.
Sep 16, 2010 Next American City