A visit to a slum in Kampala, Uganda, reveals how the poor pay exorbitant prices for basic utilities that other city dwellers take for granted. The problem could be easily solved.
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While urban agriculture is often praised for promoting sustainable growing techniques, one of its most important qualities is its encouragement of social connections and civic engagement.
The engineer and urban transport planner teaches a course on sustainable cities for the M.S. in Sustainability Management program.
Last month, the Earth Institute’s Anyi Wang and Allison Bridges presented their research on Chinese urban environmental sustainability at a conference in Mexico City.
Stormwater runoff can cause a lot of problems in aquatic ecosystems. Here’s how you can help mitigate those effects.
Last week, Canada hosted the world’s first climate change summit for urban leaders. It looks like it will have a lasting impact on how we think about and take action on climate change.
Sustainability Management graduate student Megan Ross thinks that banding together to advance sustainability might end up solving more than just climate change.
How do you encourage cities to race to the top in sustainability performance?
The Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management recently released the China Sustainable Development Indicator System, a new sustainability indicator framework and annual ranking of the sustainability performance of Chinese cities.