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.
Urbanization Archives - State of the Planet
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.
In honor of National Farmers Market Week, a staffer who used to work at the market tells us why farmers markets are valuable community resources.
She’s finding new ways collect and share data in rapidly growing cities — and the results will help to build a healthier future for the entire planet.
A show on campus investigates how trees have been used as pawns in human schemes in and around New York City.
This installment takes you into the world of population modeling at CIESIN, where data rules supreme.
Exploring the complex history of the river’s pollution and conservation, a show at the New-York Historical Society highlights the holistic solution proposed by Earth Institute faculty member Kate Orff.
A project from the Urban Design Lab combines mapping techniques with Twitter-usage data to gain a real-time understanding of how people occupy public space.
One morning, a tiny snowman appears, seated on a bench near the corner of 112th Street and Broadway in New York City. Let’s take a picture every time we go by. Maybe we will learn something.
High-resolution data on impervious surfaces and urban extents can shed new light on patterns of urban and rural development.