City planning

Lee Street Beach in Evanston, Illinois

This winter, popular Lee Street Beach in Evanston, Illinois, was shrinking as Lake Michigan rose. (Anne Snabes / Northwestern University)

Northwestern University
The Evanston, Illinois, and Beaufort, South Carolina, areas are considering how to combat beach erosion and planning to fix strained storm water systems.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Reed College
The urban heat island effect is of increasing concern for cities around the world. But fear a little bit less--there are solutions in the works. 
George Washington University
There are lessons to be learned from history about making our cities more sustainable.
GWU
Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Miami Beach are very different, but all face challenges due to stormwater. They have various valuable approaches.
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
GWU
You can't have a sustainable world without sustainable cities.
Video by Samantha Cohen and Eric Estroff
Video by Samantha Cohen and Eric Estroff
The George Washington University
The Megacity: A Beacon of Sustainability - if you design it right.
Urbanization is bad for the planet, right? Wrong. At least it doesn't have to be. Dr. Guanghua Wan of the Asian Development Bank presented research at George Washington University that shows positive effects of a growing urban population. With the... Read More