urban living

The George Washington University
Urban heat islands are a dangerous effect of global warming, and some cities are taking action to combat it.
MPH@GW, The George Washington University
Adaptation and preparedness for extreme weather and other adverse events related to climate change are more important now than ever — but are U.S. cities ready?
George Washington University
Local startups Handy Bikes DC and Aurora Smart Technologies are striving to address safety concerns and innovate cycling in the district.
American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
If cars only account for roughly a third of our carbon, what is the real culprit? Buildings.
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.
University of Florida
The World Health Organization has called stress the “health epidemic of the 21st century.”
University of Florida
There is an immense level of vulnerability for the participants in urban, public markets.
Sewanee: University of the South
Human Health is the basis of urban sustainability. Mental stability is no exception.
The George Washington University
The growing population and the industrial development in Shanghai resulted in limited public culture space for people. Therefore, Shanghai government is building more culture space to improve the society, such as new museums and community elderly... Read More

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