A key challenge in this new Human Age is to lessen the ecological footprint of the world’s cities, even as their populations expand. The Anthropocene tells the stories about resilient urban coastal infrastructure, low carbon transportation systems, and nature-inspired architectural designs.
Making creative accommodations for the urban wild
The material that built the modern world is due for an upgrade. What if we could transform cement from a climate wrecker
into a carbon sponge?
You would need to drive an electric car more than 50,000 km in Quebec and 150,000 km in Germany to outcompete a conventional car in terms of greenhouse gas emissions
A new study shows that rented e-scooters and e-bikes replace walking and public transit trips, increasing the climate impact of getting around the city
Almost imperceptibly, we are stepping off the consumption treadmill
The presence of 20 additional mature trees in one neighborhood could lower the temperature by 1.39 degrees
A well designed carbon tax could reduce carbon emissions and poverty at the same time; A new study shows how.
Cities can reduce the number of cars downtown by up to one-third through a series of carefully designed, layered policies, according to a new study.
Deprived of a source of free garbage bags, people simply buy them.
Norway ushers in an era of energy-positive architecture