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.
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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.
I love the seasonality and endless variety of my home city and I do not find its intensity incompatible with the goal of environmental sustainability.
The private automobile should be seen as a valuable piece of a complex, varied system of transit. It should not simply be shunned but electrified, accommodated and regulated.