Today, October 3rd, is World Habitat Day. With climate change creating more dangerous living conditions and the world population expected to reach 8.2 billion by 2030, it will become increasingly important to improve the habitat of those living in poverty, says Tatiane de Jesus of ARCHIVE. Exclusive
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Any prospect for the green initiatives to produce desired results requires more than just aggressive reduction targets, according to The Economist. It comes down to scope and suitability, the two factors that vary greatly from city to city.
Sep 4, 2011 The Economist
This top 10 list from <em>Grist</em> highlights the global cities best prepared to handle climate change.
Jul 4, 2011 Grist
Based on the company's annual worldwide giving report, ExxonMobil has significantly reduced grants for climate change research from $3.4 million in 2005 to $800,000 in 2010. But why?
Jul 3, 2011 The New York Times
Of the 27 high-ranking cities, repeat offenders like San Francisco, NYC, Seattle, and Denver earned top spots. Conspicuously absent from the list is Portland.
Jul 1, 2011 USA Today
Officials are estimating that within 30 years, the combined impact of urban development, climate change and a chlamydia outbreak will cause koalas to go extinct.
Jun 30, 2011 The Telegraph
A Yale University survey yielded a surprising result: climate change policy is becoming less polarizing among Americans of different political affiliations.
Jun 17, 2011 D.C. Streesblog
The mayors of the world's biggest cities convened in Sao Paolo recently to team up against climate change and sea level rise. Neal Peirce sees much promise in the effort.
Jun 11, 2011 Citiwire
Once a bastion of sprawl, the San Diego region is now embracing one of the most significant regional planning efforts in the nation's history. It is the first region in California to draft a Sustainable Communities Strategy, as mandated by SB 375.
Jun 3, 2011 California Planning & Development Report
Climate scientists have warned Chicago's planners that the City will be significantly warmer and wetter by the end of theentury. And from street trees to building standards, that message is infiltrating Chicago's planning and design.
May 23, 2011 A City Prepares for a Warm Long-Term Forecast