#Urban

  • 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: 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

  • Article: Want to Live Longer? Move to a City
    Health

    Want to Live Longer? Move to a City

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 13, 2017

    This kind of inequality doesn’t have to exist. Read more

  • Article: Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike
    Water & Sanitation

    Why Poop Is a Big Problem in India's Cities & Rural Areas Alike

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 16, 2016

    Most Indians do not have access to a working sewage system. Read more

  • Article: Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019
    Water & Sanitation

    Inside India's Massive Plan to End Open Defecation for 564M People by 2019

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 16, 2016

    India is halfway through a cleaning mission. Read more

  • Article: Inside the Philippines’ plan to pull 10 million people out of poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Inside the Philippines’ plan to pull 10 million people out of poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|June 22, 2016

    An ambitious goal for a country with a lackluster history of fighting poverty. Read more

  • Article: China begins plan to relocate millions of people
    Citizenship

    China begins plan to relocate millions of people

    By Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2016

    How China goes about it will speak volumes about the country's future. Read more