110 projects from around the world offer local solutions for a more sustainable planet.
Urbanization Archives - State of the Planet
It’s not clear what might place climate adaptation on our national agenda, but it’s less costly to anticipate and avoid disaster than recover from it.
It is the leadership that we are seeing from New York’s government and institutions today that will help ensure that the cost structure of New York City’s energy will be able to compete with enlightened cities around the globe.
Working closely with Vieques residents, graduate students designed solutions to help the tiny island recover after Hurricane Maria and weather future storms. Their proposals are published in a new report.
Workshop shows how climate adaptation could be linked with economic revitalization in the nation’s so-called “Rust Belt.”
The engineer and urban transport planner teaches a course on sustainable cities for the M.S. in Sustainability Management program.
In a new report, CIESIN researchers help to identify urban populations at risk from sea level rise. Their updated data set is meant to inform adaptation strategies.
A study finds evidence for land speculation in Coney Island and the Rockaways, in some of the neighborhoods hardest-hit by the storm.
An index created by a student would measure how well cities are encouraging bicycling through infrastructure, safety, and clean air.
Intern Dorothee Grant is using daytime and nighttime lights satellite data to help map urban areas at large spatial scales.