Global Warming

Comparing cities versus suburbs in disaster resiliency and recovery.
Jun 15, 2014   UrbDeZine
A newly released report by the International Energy Agency hands out dismal grades to the nations of the world for their efforts in developing clean energy technologies. Brad Plumer shares the results.
Apr 30, 2012   The Washington Post
Kaid Benfield highlights nine low-tech steps that he recommends can help communities prepare for the coming changes in global climate.
Mar 29, 2012   Switchboard
<em>ScienceDaily</em> reports on a new study by researchers from Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology which shows that what used to be considered a 'Storm of the Century' may soon become a 'Storm of the Decade.'
Feb 29, 2012   ScienceDaily
A new study produced by an international team of scientists focuses on efforts to reduce the production of two shorter-term pollutants, rather than carbon dioxide, that drive climate change.
Jan 16, 2012   The Washington Post
The deeper our sense of community, the better positioned we are to take on change, says Scott Doyon, but the leisurely lull of the suburbs may have killed our ability to work together.
Dec 7, 2011   PlaceShakers
A recent study published by researchers at Stanford University shows how the heat island effect has little bearing on global warming and how painting roofs white actually may increase temperatures, writes David Malakoff for The Guardian.
Nov 3, 2011   The Guardian
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
What cities are best prepared for climate change, and which will falter? Josh Stephens reviews <em>Climatopolis: How Our Cities Will Thrive in a Hotter Future</em> by Matthew Kahn. Exclusive
Apr 7, 2011  By Josh Stephens
Renewable energy is still only 2.3% of the U.S. energy production. David Biello asks, can renewables be ramped up in time to combat global warming?
Jan 20, 2011   Yale Environment 360
Transportation authorities are working with tools that no longer fit the challenges of modern travel or environmental necessity, says David Kooris, vice president of the Regional Plan Association.
Sep 22, 2010   New Urban Network