#Cities

  • Feature: Can Cities Withstand More Storms Like Harvey and Hurricane Irma?
    FeatureEnvironment

    Can Cities Withstand More Storms Like Harvey and Hurricane Irma?

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 15, 2017|Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

    “I think Houston would be, in terms of urban development, the worst case scenario” Read more

  • Article: This City Will Offer Free Bus Passes to 43,000 Downtown Workers
    Finance & Innovation

    This City Will Offer Free Bus Passes to 43,000 Downtown Workers

    By Phineas Rueckert|Aug. 9, 2017

    Could this be an environmental game-changer? Read more

  • Article: Mike Bloomberg Commits $200M to Help Cities Fight Climate Change & Urgent Issues
    Finance & Innovation

    Mike Bloomberg Commits $200M to Help Cities Fight Climate Change & Urgent Issues

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2017

    “We’re moving to a different model in this country, and it’s really going to be nonideological.” Read more

  • Article: 250+ Bipartisan Mayors Commit to 100% Renewable Energy by 2035
    Environment

    250+ Bipartisan Mayors Commit to 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

    By Joe McCarthy|June 26, 2017

    The US might meet its Paris climate agreement promises after all. Read more

  • Article: Cities Will Bake Under Climate Change, Experts Say; Here’s Why
    Environment

    Cities Will Bake Under Climate Change, Experts Say; Here’s Why

    By Joe McCarthy|May 30, 2017

    Stifling summertime heat could get much worse. Read more

  • Article: Coastal Flooding Expected to Double as Ice Caps Melt: Study
    Environment

    Coastal Flooding Expected to Double as Ice Caps Melt: Study

    By Joe McCarthy|May 19, 2017

    The most extreme prediction of sea level rise is upwards of 260 feet. Read more

  • Article: Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change
    Finance & Innovation

    Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|April 25, 2017

    Cities are the economic engines of the world. Read more

  • Article: These Stunning Images Capture the Energy of the World's Biggest Cities
    Citizenship

    These Stunning Images Capture the Energy of the World's Biggest Cities

    By Joe McCarthy|March 1, 2017

    "For all their chaos, big cities still have a sense of humanity." Read more