Urban leaders must work with researchers to solve real human problems
Researchers at Shanghai Jiao Tong University , in China, and the National University of Singapore have tackled the issue of managing food waste and other urban problems...
With the majority of the population moving into urban centers in coming decades, the actions of city planners now could create a better future for us all. But how?
“Positive Cities” Can Improve Earth as Well as People’s Lives
Urban areas can improve the planet as well as people's lives if we design them to be much more resourceful with energy, water, food and minerals
Advance the Ecosystem Approach in Cities
To make cities better for people and the planet, the approach must become more systemic and pragmatic, and include the global south, says Xuemei Bai
Cape Town's Drought: Don't Blame Climate Change
People, politics and poor planning are behind most urban water shortages, argues Mike Muller
Global Cities and the Promise of "Comprehensive Innovation"
To take advantage of a new generation of technologies and solutions, cities also need to rethink municipal governance
How Driverless Cars Will Transform Cities
A moving web of sensor-laden vehicles and smart intersections will transform how we get around town
Paving the Way to An Urban Future
The scale of growth in cities challenges scientists and policy-makers
Science Must Help To Make City Living Sustainable
It’s time researchers got to grips with the formidable challenge of rapidly growing urbanization
Sustainable Cities Put Waste to Work
Transforming costly wastes into valuable resources can make cities highly efficient