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Archive: Urbanization

07 Jul 2014

In China’s Heartland, A Toxic Trail Leads from Factories to Fields to Food

by HE GUANGWEI
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22 May 2014

Putting San Francisco On the Road to Zero Waste

by CHERYL KATZ
For two decades, Jack Macy has spearheaded San Francisco’s efforts to become a global leader in recycling. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how San Francisco has engaged the public in a recycling crusade that has resulted in the city reusing or composting 80 percent of its garbage. READ MORE

08 May 2014

In New Delhi, A Rough Road For Bus Rapid Transit Systems

by MIKE IVES
High-speed bus systems in crowded urban areas have taken off from Brazil to China, but introducing this form of mass transit to the teeming Indian capital of New Delhi has proven to be a vexing challenge. READ MORE

24 Mar 2014

UN Climate Report Is Cautious On Making Specific Predictions

by FRED PEARCE
The draft of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that the world faces serious risks from warming and that the poor are especially vulnerable. But it avoids the kinds of specific forecasts that have sparked controversy in the past. READ MORE

10 Feb 2014

In Flood-Prone New Orleans, an Architect Makes Water His Ally

As these photographs and illustrations show, architect David Waggonner has decided that the best way to protect low-lying New Orleans is to think about water in an entirely different way. READ MORE

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e360 digest

22 Jul 2014: Costs of Urban Light Pollution Highlighted in Citizen Science Effort

03 Jul 2014: Human Activity Has Boosted Plant Growth Globally, NASA Data Show

09 Jun 2014: Air Conditioning Can Raise Urban Nighttime Temperature by 2 Degrees

22 May 2014: Interview: Putting San Francisco On the Road to Zero Waste by 2020

05 May 2014: New European Satellites To Give More Detailed Views of Earth

10 Apr 2014: Mapping Program Helps Cities See Money Saved by Planting Trees

08 Apr 2014: 'Living Fences' Dramatically Cut Livestock and Lion Killings in Tanzania

01 Apr 2014: Delaware River Watershed Is Focus Of Large-Scale Restoration Project

24 Mar 2014: Ride-Sharing Could Cut Taxi Trips by 40 Percent in NYC, Analysis Shows

07 Mar 2014: U.S. Car-Sharing Programs Have Taken 500,000 Cars off Roads, Report Says


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