During natural disasters, urban centers with large numbers of flexible coping mechanisms may ultimately fare better than those with fewer, but currently effective, mechanisms.
As carbon emissions climb, the US housing sector must embrace both energy retrofits and widespread adoption of green building in new construction to reduce their impacts.
The buildings of New York City can be zero greenhouse gas emitting as early as 2050
Communities with more tree cover benefit from increased shade, better water filtration, and a host of other positive externalities, but not all communities experience equal benefits.
Green outdoor environments at the office promote positive workplace attitudes and reduce stress.
Cities can implement effective bicycle-friendly programs by examining how different groups of people view bike transportation
Analysis of wood in demolished building stock of south-east Germany during 2011 reveal 45% can potentially be recovered for secondary uses.
A closer look at the industrial exchanges taking place at an industrial park in Hawai'i reveals greenhouse gas savings equal to 25% of the State's reduction goals.
Social strategy games can help urban planners and developers learn the complex trade-offs between climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in cities.
The unprecedented growth of cities in African countries has the potential to convert urban farming, a historical means of survival, into a viable livelihood for urban dwellers.