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California is much more energy-efficient than the rest of the country

It’s not about luck. It’s about smart policy. Source: California is much more energy-efficient than the rest of the country

The One Thing That’s on Mayors’ Priority Lists Nationwide

At the National League of Cities conference, parks and recreation was the priority for mayors. And for mayors in most of the U.S., housing...

How Chicago’s South Side Is Creating the ‘Un’ High Line

In the Englewood neighborhood, progress is slow but sure toward the area's first linear park. Source: How Chicago’s South Side Is Creating the ‘Un’ High...

How Much Do Businesses In Your City Care About People and Planet?

A way to measure just how much, exactly. Source: How Much Do Businesses In Your City Care About People and Planet?

Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US Drive Minneapolis’ Gentrification?

As the arts community in Northeast Minneapolis grew, so did the commodification of arts culture. Source: Did the Largest Art Studio Tour in the US...

State parks standstill: Why California hasn’t opened a new state park in 10 years

California hasn’t opened a new state park since 2009. A confluence of budget deficits, political choices and failed ballot measures is to blame. But...

There’s a Flood of Climate Change-Related Art at the Venice Biennale. Can It Make a Difference—Or Is It Adding to the Problem? | artnet...

A variety of national pavilions and satellite exhibitions will tackle the issue. But local environmentalists say it's not enough. Source: There's a Flood of Climate...

The Town That Extended ‘Smart Growth’ to Its Water

As Western states grapple with drought, Westminster, Colorado, has become a model for its integration of water data into the planning process. Source: The Town...

These are the names and locations of the Top 100 people who are killing the planet.

Stop blaming your neighbors. Real accountability starts up top. Source: These are the names and locations of the Top 100 people who are killing the...

How Cities Plan to Save the Census

The 2020 census is shaping up to be a "perfect storm of challenges," so cities are taking it on themselves to ensure everyone is...

This French Theme Park Doesn’t Sugarcoat Its Environmental Message

DefiPlanet, a nature-themed family attraction in France, has a surprisingly blunt message for visitors: “The earth will soon be dead and torn.” Source: This French...

The Art of the Migrant Kids Detained in Tornillo – CityLab

A new exhibit in El Paso showcases works of art created by children detained in a massive border encampment of migrants in Tornillo, Texas. Source:...

Earth Day Founder on What to Know About the First Earth Day | Time

The real reason Earth Day is April 22, how it got its name, where it's going next—and more Source: Earth Day Founder on What to...

Jack Baylis on Maximizing Southern California’s Water Infrastructure in a Changing Climate | The Planning Report

The Planning Report is the insider's guide to urban planning and infrastructure in Southern California Source: Jack Baylis on Maximizing Southern California’s Water Infrastructure in...

County wants authority over L.A. River flood-control channels owned by U.S. government – Los Angeles Times

The move was spurred by concerns that the Army Corps of Engineers’ World War II-era channels, including a lush soft-bottom stretch of the Los...

Amplifier

Amplifier: Crowd created posters to create community change.

My LA 311

My LA 311: Create A Service Request to City Hall.

100 resilient cities

100 Resilient Cities: Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and...

Nasa Climate Change

Nasa Climate Change: Climate Kids website brings the exciting science of climate change and sustainability to life, providing clear explanations for the big questions in...

Live:LA2050

Live: LA2050: In 2050, Los Angeles will have the nation’s lowest obesity rates and every neighborhood will have access to healthy, affordable food. Every family...

Our LA2040

Our LA2040: As we look to the future, our changing population and changing environment are calling for a new roadmap toward an economically prosperous and...

Digital Environment Legislative Handbook

Digital Environment Legislative Handbook: A Curated List of Environmental Laws That Both Protect The Environment and Support Economic and Job Growth.

350

350: Climate-focused campaigns, projects and actions.

Third Way

Third Way: has created an entirely new policy discussion around advanced nuclear technology.