#Cities

  • Feature: 7 Key Places That Have Declared Climate Emergencies
    FeatureEnvironment

    7 Key Places That Have Declared Climate Emergencies

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 11, 2019

    “Cities and local governments have historically been the spark for progress.” Read more

  • Article: Future Heat Waves Could Kill Hundreds of Thousands Across US Cities: Report
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    Future Heat Waves Could Kill Hundreds of Thousands Across US Cities: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2019

    “The public health benefits of limiting warming are clear.” Read more

  • Article: Why Cardboard Gravestones Are Appearing in Bristol
    Citizenship

    Why Cardboard Gravestones Are Appearing in Bristol

    By Helen Lock|May 29, 2019

    “He died in this doorway as shoppers walked by.” Read more

  • Article: High Air Pollution Linked to 'Psychotic Experiences' in British Teenagers
    Environment

    High Air Pollution Linked to 'Psychotic Experiences' in British Teenagers

    April 2, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Two-thirds of the global population are projected to live in a city by 2050. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit
    Citizenship

    Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 11, 2019

    Paris is the latest city to announce free and discounted transit for youth. Read more

  • 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