A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
New risk models show nearly twice as many properties are at risk from a 100-year flood today than the government's flood maps indicate.
Kenya's urban poor lack enough food and the little they can afford is often unsafe and of poor nutritional value.
During COVID-19, boarded-up storefronts host various new types of inspirational, informational and decorative murals that should be read critically as representing political agendas for the future.
Neighborhood characteristics like pollution from busy roads, widespread public transit use and lack of community-based health care are putting certain communities at greater risk from COVID-19.
Rebuilding cities post-pandemic will start with neighbourhood hope, and strong social and community planning.
We can lock in these changes to build sustainable cities out of the coronavirus crisis – here's how.
For most of the past five decades, income inequality has been higher in rural counties than in urban areas. Now, urban areas are catching up.
Densely populated urban areas are great drivers of economic development and innovation, but that also makes them a fertile ground for the spread of pandemics.
Hundreds of Canadian municipalities have declared climate emergencies but many have yet to take action.
When mapping deprivation, using traditional boundaries can distort the data and distract readers from important information.
The government wants more people to live in Australia's north. So we looked at three scenarios to increase the population and the results don't always look good for the north.
According to a new smart cities index, the real test for smart cities is whether citizens feel the benefits.
Megaproject construction has been a major response to globalization in the urban realm.
Prodded by Michelle Obama and other government leaders, Walmart and other major US retailers vowed to build hundreds of stores in food deserts. What happened?
City rankings have become big business – but this expert thinks it's best to ignore them.
In many urban poor areas such as slums, programmes by governments and NGOs are established to help families and mitigate malnutrition. But are these effective?
Solar lights can help local governments drastically reduce their spending on electricity bills.
Nepal's capital city was devastated by the 2015 earthquake, but rebuilding heritage sites has been fraught with difficulties.
Agriculture is well placed to provide employment for millions across the African continent.