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?
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
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
People, politics and poor planning are behind most urban water shortages, argues Mike Muller
To take advantage of a new generation of technologies and solutions, cities also need to rethink municipal governance
A moving web of sensor-laden vehicles and smart intersections will transform how we get around town
The scale of growth in cities challenges scientists and policy-makers
It’s time researchers got to grips with the formidable challenge of rapidly growing urbanization
Transforming costly wastes into valuable resources can make cities highly efficient