India is the world's fastest-growing major economy. With two-thirds of that output driven by urban areas, it's cities are becoming outriders for green global growth.
Despite the UK's impending exit from the European Union, London shows no sign of relinquishing its hold over the rest of the world.
Long viewed as a hindrance to planning public works, old-fashioned public consultation can provide insights just as valuable as anything big data can offer.
From extreme weather to biodiversity loss, this year's Global Risks Report paints a clear picture of environmental concern.
Urbanization across the planet means exploding demand for new infrastructure – but distributed ledger technology promises access to much wider sources of capital that can help fund it.
By 2030, 60% of the world's population will live in cities. The urban expansion that will accompany this change is a huge opportunity for sustainable development - and for the private inv...
A new study shows the positive impact for city dwellers of regular contact with nature.
Backed by Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, the panels are able to pull water out of the air, filter it, and dispense it through our home faucets.
Singapore imports the majority of its food, leaving it particularly vulnerable to disruptions in supply. Here's how the country is protecting itself.
Could the increasing complexity of the critical infrastructures on which we rely make them more vulnerable, or more resilient? As the example of energy infrastructure shows - it's a bit o...
In the UK, children are becoming less healthy from spending more time indoors than previous generations. But there are five key steps policymakers can take to address this.
Seventy years of consistent appreciation in housing values, combined with stagnant real wage growth, has caused a nationwide crisis of affordability in major cities, and an intensificatio...
With more than a million people moving into them every day, cities will be the defining feature of human geography for the 21st century.
Cities that take steps immediately can make way for economic growth, efficiency and a better quality of life for citizens
Images of exhibitions, festivals and other cultural events on Flickr can foretell the economic rise of certain neighbourhoods in London and New York City.