#Cities

  • Article: 'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050
    Environment

    'This Is a Wake-Up Call': Cities Face Spikes in Extreme Heat and Floods by 2050

    June 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Action is needed now, according to one urban expert. Read more

  • Article: Bloomberg Launches $70 Million 'Climate Challenge' to Drive Action
    Finance & Innovation

    Bloomberg Launches $70 Million 'Climate Challenge' to Drive Action

    By Joe McCarthy|June 4, 2018

    "Mayors don't look at climate change as an ideological issue." Read more

  • Article: Grenfell Disaster Could Happen Again Due to 'Crowded, Unequal Cities': Report
    Citizenship

    Grenfell Disaster Could Happen Again Due to 'Crowded, Unequal Cities': Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 30, 2018

    In just three decades, 90% of the world’s population could be living in cities. Read more

  • Article: US Cities Are Losing 36 Million Trees Each Year: Report
    Environment

    US Cities Are Losing 36 Million Trees Each Year: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|May 14, 2018

    The decline follows global patterns of deforestation and urbanization. Read more

  • Article: New York City Will Be First City Ever to Report on Its UN Global Goals Progress
    Citizenship

    New York City Will Be First City Ever to Report on Its UN Global Goals Progress

    May 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    New York City is setting an example for the rest of the country to follow. Read more

  • Article: Recycled Cell Phone Gold Will Be Used for 2020 Olympic Medals
    Environment

    Recycled Cell Phone Gold Will Be Used for 2020 Olympic Medals

    By Joe McCarthy|March 14, 2018

    The 2020 Olympics could be the start of a “zero-emissions future.” Read more

  • Article: These Household Products Pollute the Air as Much as Cars, Study Shows
    Environment

    These Household Products Pollute the Air as Much as Cars, Study Shows

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 16, 2018

    Researchers described the scale of the problem as “startling.” Read more

  • Article: Germany Is Planning Free Public Transit to Fight Air Pollution
    Environment

    Germany Is Planning Free Public Transit to Fight Air Pollution

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 14, 2018

    This represents a surprising shift for Germany. Read more