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.
China is funding global infrastructure projects to expand its influence and capacity for economic growth.
With so few public washrooms in our cities, vulnerable people are forced to use café and restaurant washrooms. How do mostly minimum wage café and restaurant workers deal with this?
A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
In Iowa, almost 40 percent of residents can't afford the basic cost of living. That was the setting for the 2018 midterm elections, where rural voters are suffering along with their communities.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
As Toronto hurtles towards its population dense future, the making of significant green communities for its waterfront needs to be urgently considered.
Urban growth and landscape transformations in York region: How Vaughan and Markham are exploding.
The development of suburban infrastructure depends on political, technical and financial priorities. A train derailment in an Italian suburb has highlighted the need to retrofit infrastructure.