#Cities

  • Article: 8 Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change and Environmental Decay
    Environment

    8 Ways Cities Are Fighting Climate Change and Environmental Decay

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    Urban areas are doing everything from banning plastic to modernizing garbage collection. Read more

  • Article: The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns
    Environment

    The Slums of East Asia Are Most Prone to Climate Change, World Bank Warns

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2017

    “Our collective challenge is to expand opportunities to all in the cities.” Read more

  • 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