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How street art is rejuvenating Indian cities and rebuilding lives

By Patralekha Chatterjee DELHI, India — The booming street art scene here is as much about the children and the poor of “the street” as it is about the art. Editors note: This article first appeared in Citiscope.org and is reprinted with permission. Citiscope.org as an independent, nonprofit media startup, focused on finding innovations in cities around the world and …

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Finding Success in the 21st-Century Community

Communities must rethink their business model to successfully respond to major stressors: (1) rapid population growth and urbanization; (2) declining …

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American Urban Innovators are Filling Crucial Gaps

Together, Meeting of the Minds and Urban Innovation Exchange launched the Urban Innovator Series just 25 weeks ago with the …

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In Uganda’s small but fast-growing cities, one planner is not enough

By Amy Fallon JINJA, Uganda — Located on Lake Victoria at the source of the River Nile, Jinja is literally …

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Urban Innovator of the Week: Gregory Peckham

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Adapting to Adaptation: A Roadmap to How We Will Live in 2050

How to know where climate change leads us? Climate scientists have discovered, and elaborately described, dramatic changes in the Earth’s …

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Medellín’s ‘Metropolitan Greenbelt’ adds public space while healing old wounds

By Stephanie Bakker & Yvonne Brandwijk MEDELLIN, Colombia — The border was right here, says Juan Villamizar as he firmly …

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Interview with Juan Carlos Muñoz: Why Bus Rapid Transit Makes Sense for Cities

This interview series is made possible by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. Each month we feature a leading thinker …

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United States Renewable Energy 2050

Several U.S. states already produce over 80 percent of their energy with renewables including wind, solar, hydropower, and biofuels: Washington, …

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