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By Laurie Mazur / On August 12th, 2019

A new report shows how cities are fighting climate change and energy inefficiency with an eye toward equity.

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By Laurie Mazur / On July 5th, 2017

A new report shows there are numerous paths forward for our cities to achieve the clean-energy future their residents need and want

By Gaelle Gourmelon / On May 10th, 2016

Can cities shift their systems and structures to become sustainable? This is the first of two  sneak peeks into the newest State of the World publication, ...

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By Erik Assadourian / On May 15th, 2013

Ever since directing 

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By Peter Newman / On January 13th, 2009

The seven key innovations of resilient cities are set as city models, which will be detailed over the next several weeks here at "Eco-Compass." While no one city has shown innovation in all seven areas, some are quite advanced in one or two. The...