Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, discussed the process of rebuilding her city in the wake of the city's 2011 tornadoes.
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While waiting in line outside your favorite venue, you may not be thinking about what it’s taken to make that show happen. If you look at the top 100 tours of 2015, fans traveled about 240 million miles, emitting 58,000 metric tons of CO2.
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Today's most populous cities aren't necessarily where most of the world will live in the future.
On Monday, April 4, dozens of thought leaders in the urban agriculture space came together to discuss the unique challenges that come with growing food for large cities.
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“You’ve taken thousands of showers, but never one like this.”
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A company has developed a cheaper way to capture carbon emissions and convert them to bioplastic — which could help us reduce our dependence on oil and fossil fuels.
Composting should begin again in April, but will only continue if waste is perfectly sorted.
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"Smart cities" are a hot topic in both sustainability and urban planning circles alike these days, but what about a "smart nation"?
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My infographic highlights the revolutionary changes that have taken place in the world of American football. NFL teams are tackling the energy deficiencies of aging professional football stadiums by implementing sustainable renovations.
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What would you do if some of your favorite animals ceased to exist? With issues like the "sixth extinction," questions like this have to be asked.