By Alec Appelbaum / On June 30th, 2016

What makes a strong community? If you’ve read Jane Jacobs, an image immediately comes to mind: side-by-side row houses, corner stores, parks you can see across.

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By Richard Heinberg, David Fridley / On June 29th, 2016

Two of the country’s leading energy experts spoke at the SPUR Urban Center in San Francisco, California on June 2, 2016 to discuss renewable energy.

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By Katharine Sucher / On June 28th, 2016

Have you heard? This year's Free Summer Read is Urban Acupuncture by Jaimer Lerner. Get excited...

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By Danielle Hilton, Seandra Pope / On June 27th, 2016

Last year, the African-American author and commentator Charles D. Ellison asked, “Where’s the Black political conversation on climate change?”

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By Katharine Sucher / On June 24th, 2016

In 2006, Julianne Lutz Warren asked readers to rediscover one of history’s most renowned conservationists. Drawing on unpublished archives and her own expertise in ecology and conservation,...

By Robert I. McDonald / On June 23rd, 2016

Growth of modern cities requires embrace of nature.

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By Richard Heinberg / On June 21st, 2016

As just about everyone knows, there are gaping chasms separating the worldviews of fossil fuel promoters, nuclear power advocates, and renewable energy supporters. But crucially, even among those who disdain fossils and nukes, there is a seemingly...

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By Katharine Sucher / On June 17th, 2016

Around the world, renewable energy is making headlines: last month, clean energy supplied almost all of Germany’s...

By Alec Appelbaum / On June 16th, 2016

When I think about climate change, I like to look at a photo of my daughter and her two dear friends—not just because of their sweet smiles, but because the photo offers an important clue to how we can design cities to thrive in uncertain times.

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By Matt Solomon / On June 15th, 2016

Webinar Wednesday, June 29, 3:30 pm ET