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Archive: Urbanization

15 Sep 2016

For China’s Polluted Megacities, A Focus on Slashing Emissions

by MIKE IVES
The booming industrial center of Shenzhen is a showcase for Chinese efforts to cut CO2 emissions and make the nation's burgeoning cities more livable. But it remains to be seen whether China's runaway industrial development can give way to a low-carbon future. READ MORE

19 Jul 2016

Views: Los Angeles Aims to Revitalize a Concrete River

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19 Jul 2016

How to Restore an Urban River? Los Angeles Looks to Find Out

by JIM ROBBINS
Officials are moving ahead with a major revitalization of the Los Angeles River – removing miles of concrete along its banks and re-greening areas now covered with pavement. But the project raises an intriguing question: Just how much of an urban river can be returned to nature? READ MORE

20 Jun 2016

For India’s Captive Leopards, A Life Sentence Behind Bars

by RICHARD CONNIFF
As sightings of leopards in populated areas increase, Indian authorities are trapping the animals and keeping them in captivity — often in small cages without adequate food or veterinary care. The real solution, wildlife advocates say, is to educate the public on how to coexist with the big cats. READ MORE

31 May 2016

Hard-Pressed Rust Belt Cities Go Green to Aid Urban Revival

by WINIFRED BIRD
Gary, Indiana is joining Detroit and other fading U.S. industrial centers in an effort to turn abandoned neighborhoods and factory sites into gardens, parks, and forests. In addition to the environmental benefits, these greening initiatives may help catalyze an economic recovery. READ MORE

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07 Nov 2016: New Delhi Air Pollution Reaches Highest Level in 20 Years

05 Oct 2016: Public Art or Renewable Energy? New Designs Aim to Produce Both

08 Jul 2016: Hundreds of Deaths in 2003 Heat Wave Linked to Climate Change

05 Jul 2016: Paris Bans All Pre-1997 Cars During Weekdays to Fight Pollution

24 Jun 2016: Cities on Six Continents Join Forces to Combat Climate Change

17 Jun 2016: California’s Roadside Trees Provide $1 Billion in Municipal Services

25 May 2016: Could This Straddling Bus Help Solve China’s Air Pollution Problem?

11 May 2016: Bringing Energy Upgrades To the Nation’s Inner Cities

21 Apr 2016: A Town Made Almost Entirely Out Of Plastic Bottles is Being Built in Panama

20 Apr 2016: Entries Invited for Third Annual Yale Environment 360 Video Contest


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