Jim Hightower / OtherWordsSep 24, 2018
If you live in Indianapolis, Austin, Chicago, Atlanta or 16 other lucky cities, congratulations! You’re a finalist in the “Throw-Your-Money-At-Amazon” Sweepstakes! Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkJun 6, 2018
The great urban centers, hotspots of global wealth creation, are major emitters of greenhouse gases. Civic leaders could be among those best placed to save the planet. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Adriana Gomez Licon and Marcos Martinez / Associated PressJun 26, 2017
Toughening of immigration enforcement actually creates problems, they say. (Pictured, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.) Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkDec 14, 2016
The first attempt to measure the volume of stuff created by humankind reveals that it is at least 100,000 times heavier than the global human population. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkOct 27, 2016
A new Atlas of the Human Planet shows how the world’s growing urban population compounds the destruction caused by global warming and puts the poorest at greatest risk. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkMay 16, 2016
Scientists in Australia warn that global warming will lead to more intense and concentrated summer storms seriously testing city drainage systems already struggling to cope. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigAug 31, 2015
In an attempt to encourage more sustainable transport and raise awareness of high levels of pollution that the city suffers from, the French capital will go car-free Sept. 27. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Roisin Davis / TruthdigJun 26, 2015
The city of Utrecht in the Netherlands is considering introducing a universal basic income -- an income unconditionally granted to all its residents on an individual basis, without a means test or work requirement. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Tim Radford, Climate News NetworkFeb 16, 2014
Climate change aside, cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding countryside. Now researchers in the U.S. have found ways that may lessen the effects of both problems. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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