Zurich is world’s most sustainable city, according to a new index
100 global cities were ranked according to their performance on three parameters—people, planet and profit
Habitat III: the biggest conference you’ve probably never heard of
More than 25,000 delegates will meet in Quito in October to set out a New Urban Agenda for the UN, to be implemented over the next 20 years
Begging to whistling, rural India doing everything to end open defecation
Several villages in India are coming up with out-of-the-box ideas to discourage open defecation
How Uber opens cities only to close them
Uber is just another intermediary capitalist that profits from the needs of typically urban people
From ignoring warnings to delays in taking actions, Tamil Nadu administration played its part in making the December floods more devastating
1,500 people evicted from slum in Dharamshala; rehabilitation uncertain
People living in Charan Khad slum for over three decades are now being chased away from Dharamshala as local authorities don’t want them …
Why this 'Transit-Oriented Debacle'?
Amendments proposed by DDA threaten to go back to exclusionary planning, congestion-inducing street management and urban-scape without …
Cities take the lead by setting emission reduction targets
Cities are responsible for a large chunk of greenhouse gas emissions due to concentration of economic activity
Porto Novo: an African city taking action against climate change
Porto Novo in Benin, Rouen in France and Da Nang in Vietnam are taking steps to mitigate the harsh effects of climate change, which will hit …
Is Urbanisation the best way to preserve the African environment?
A new report seems to suggest so
Life in informal cities
Do slum dwellers feature in the grand plan of smart cities?
Kartik Chandran: Converting faecal sludge to bio-diesel
Kartik Chandran, Associate Professor at Henry Krumb School of Mines, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University …