Has the summit delivered on its goals?
The fast growth of the metropolis and the city’s political significance, to its large informal economy and the challenges residents face.
New research has found that low-rise urban environments are more space and carbon efficient than high-rise buildings which have a drastically higher carbon impact.
More than half of the world’s population lives in cities, and that share is growing. Rapid climate change could make many cities unlivable in the coming decades without major investments to adapt.
Ethnic food is cheap, and it appeals to adventurous eaters. Real estate agents and investors have caught on.
Hot, humid population centers are becoming epicenters of heat risk as climate changes worsens. It’s calling into question the conventional wisdom that urbanization uniformly reduces poverty.
As we push for a real solution — an increase in housing supply and related supports — the encampment evictions must stop. We need to make encampments unnecessary.
The post-pandemic recovery presents an opportunity for creating accessible environments.
Imagine if you had the option of booking and paying for multiple public transport and shared services using a single app.
Two urban policy experts explain why taking down highways that have isolated low-income and minority neighborhoods for decades is an important part of the pending infrastructure bill.
Images of water gushing into subway stations filled social media following heavy rain in New York City. Solutions are at hand – but it takes money and political will, an expert explains.
Park policy must reimagine parks as more than a contributor to property value and consider how they can be used as community resources.
The increasing prevalence of white LED streetlamps spells worrying population declines for insects like moths.
Whether Canada is able to address the most pressing challenges of the next several generations requires the full participation and support of rural people and places.
Pop-up spaces can be successful, they just need to be better thought through and created with urban ecology in mind rather than economics.
The practice of using electricity revenue surpluses to fund other municipal services is running out of road.
These results emphasise the high significance of the transport sector in Kigali’s air pollution levels and the need for further action to address air pollution from the sector.
Farmers markets aren’t just for yuppies – they are increasingly serving customers at all social and economic levels, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Throughout the pandemic we can see that place brands have evolved and those likely to survive are the ones that were already well established to begin with or ones that are more flexible.
New research indicates that people in urban areas, on average, have the smallest carbon footprints, and those living in the suburbs the highest.