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University of Alaska Southeast
Community residents reported erratic changes in weather patterns, including increased rain, cooler summers, less snow accumulation, and less predictable ocean conditions — as well as changes in wildlife.
Planet Forward
Attendees at the 2016 Planet Forward Sustainable Cities Summit weighed in on what we can do right now to make cities more sustainable, reminding us that complicated problems require many solutions.    
Planet Forward Storyfest 2016
Planet Forward Storyfest 2016
Planet Forward
Planet Forward asked student storytellers to answer the question: What innovation do you think will help cities develop sustainably? Their answers are our Storyfest 2016 submissions.
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
How Do We Ensure Equitable, Sustainable Cities?
Planet Forward
When asked to describe in one word what they believed the biggest challenge was to creating these cities, two panelists answered money, one answered hope, another said participation, and the last responded with income inequality.
Urban Agriculture: New Partnerships, New Voices
Urban Agriculture: New Partnerships, New Voices
Planet Forward
Is urban agriculture the answer to feeding the world's growing cities? One panelists said we will need combination of food growing in urban and rural areas to meet food demands.
The Future of Buildings and the Environment
The Future of Buildings and the Environment
Planet Forward
Jordan Goldstein, the regional planning principal for Gensler Architects, spoke about the future of buildings and the environment at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Mobility: How Will We Get Around Our Future Cities?
Mobility: How Will We Get Around Our Future Cities?
Planet Forward
The panel explored current technologies and transportation options, including car shares, as well as what impact our transportation decisions and dollars today will have on our future cities.
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Planet Forward
Tom Lovejoy, a rainforest expert, biologist and professor at George Mason University, spoke of the “lungs of the Earth,” and how they relate to cities at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Planet Forward
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke about sustainability, and the complexity of the issue at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Panel: Rethinking Water
Panel: Rethinking Water
Planet Forward
After her keynote, Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, shifted the conversation toward 20th century infrastructure.

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