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.
Urbanization Archives - Page 2 of 22 - State of the Planet
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.
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.