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Urbanization Archives - State of the Planet
Why did Europe’s “cursed” glaciers begin retreating in the 1850’s even though the climate record suggests they should have advanced for another 50 years?
The Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes at GSAPP is dedicated to helping communities thrive in an age of climate uncertainty. Missed the launch event? Watch it here.
If emissions of greenhouse gases remain high, as many as 143 million “internal migrants” might move within their own countries by 2050.
Government should encourage urban living by making it more affordable and attractive, and provide incentives for density; it should not try to mandate it.
Thomas Abdallah, adjunct professor at Columbia University, is working to make the NYC subway system more sustainable.
On every continent and every ocean, Earth Institute researchers are studying climate, geology, natural hazards, ecology and more. Here is a list of projects in rough chronological order.
Public health researchers run the numbers on creating a park on top of a section of the highway, finding it a worthwhile investment for community health.
Adding protective barriers around street trees could reduce load on city sewers, study finds.
The Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management recently released the China Sustainable Development Indicator System, a new sustainability indicator framework and annual ranking of the sustainability performance of Chinese cities.