The extreme wildfires sweeping the globe this year are affecting the climate in important ways that will long outlast the flames.
Human activities contributing to climate change are making heat waves more frequent, more intense, and last longer.
Making our roofs lighter and more reflective could help cool our cities and partly offset the effects of global warming.
Water management strategies that account for changing climate conditions and extreme weather events can help reduce risks to water security.
About 8% of electricity is lost worldwide in transmission, resulting in more greenhouse gas emissions that are having lasting impacts.
Teachers are making students more aware of what climate change is, how our choices can contribute to its effects, and how each person can make a difference.
Intelligent street lighting is recognized by many city leaders as a first step toward the development of a smart city and can help cities increase energy efficiency, keep residents safe, improve sustainability, and attract new businesses.
Over 90% of the world’s children breathe toxic air every day. Smart and sustainable future cities can help.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 7 million people die each year due to exposure to air pollution, a problem that extends to the majority of countries around the world.
Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly over the past half century, and its extent has declined by about 10 percent in the past 30 years.
Water loss from aging, failing pipes, faulty metering and theft often means lost revenue for utilities and higher rates for consumers. We can do better.