Resilience

Hopes for homegrown innovation amidst a growing water crisis.
Ryan Brown March 24, 2017
Local-level climate initiatives would be at particular risk.
Gregory Scruggs March 23, 2017
The United Nations is not adequately adapting its operations and policy frameworks to the new urban reality of violence and conflict. But new tools do exist.
Deen Sharp and Gizem Sucuoglu March 20, 2017
Two new reports lay out suggestions for city leaders and case studies from around the world.
David Hatch March 10, 2017
How a German city once synonymous with coal and steel became Europe's 'Green Capital'.
Simone d'Antonio February 16, 2017
‘Participatory aquifer mapping’ in Bengaluru aims to engage citizens in strategies for using groundwater wisely.
Patralekha Chatterjee February 10, 2017
A contest seeks ten “visionary, realistic, and replicable design solutions” to make a major metro area more resilient to climate change.
David Hatch February 7, 2017
As a strategy, it’s local, less controversial and far more manageable, with actionable steps that give quick, tangible feedback while simultaneously addressing climate change.
Doug Kelbaugh January 18, 2017

Residents of Mongolia’s capital will hold a protest next week to raise awareness about hazardous particulate levels, Bloomberg reports. 

December 23, 2016
A country where earthquakes frequently turn towns to ruins has become an accidental laboratory for different approaches to rebuilding after a disaster.
Simone d'Antonio December 16, 2016
Uncertainty prevails after a year of progress and setbacks.
Gregory Scruggs December 13, 2016

A Texas metropolis known for sprawl will feature a vast nature district with trails, lakes and an Audubon center, the Dallas News reports. 

December 13, 2016
Athens, Madrid, Mexico City and Paris will phase out the technology over the next decade, while announcing commitments on climate and air quality.
Gregory Scruggs December 8, 2016
Sydney mayor assures: 'There is so much you can achieve even if you do have a government that is not supportive.'
Gregory Scruggs December 6, 2016
ANALYSIS | New tools are helping local authorities adopt a ‘systems approach’ to understanding the full scope of their resource use — and to figure out efficiencies.
December 2, 2016
National plans to cut greenhouse-gas emissions are still coming together — and perhaps falling apart in the case of the U.S. But the winning cities of this year's C40 Awards are already making big progress.
Gregory Scruggs December 1, 2016
ANALYSIS | At the recent COP 22 talks, local authorities said they want a framework for accessing international climate-related funding by 2020.

Verde Vertical has added greenery to more than 400 public spaces across the megacity, CCTV America reports. 

November 30, 2016
Bolstered by the SDGs framework, cities must open themselves up to becoming laboratories for urban water-policy reform.
Michael Tiboris November 28, 2016
A post-Marrakech interview with ICLEI’s Yunus Arikan.
Gregory Scruggs November 25, 2016
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