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As more power flows to cities, what role for science?
A Q&A with C40's Seth Schultz
Mobilising for sustainability: Celebrating and strengthening stories of connection
Michelle Kovacevic wraps up the "Mobilising for Sustainability" series on this blog by exploring the connections that are central to sustainability science.
What role will science play in the future of cities?
In the lead up to Habitat III, a landmark summit that will explore sustainable development in cities, experts debate whether the world needs an international institution to assess and coordinate research on urban areas.
SHEA Acts: Highschoolers in Shanghai connect to make an eco difference
A recent environmental summit in China highlights how "bottom-up" actions can help teenagers to think about the sustainability challenges they face everyday.
The time for science and cities to work together is now
In this Q&A, Debra Roberts discusses the growing role that science is playing in the devlopment of cities, helping them to grow less "gung ho" and more sustainably.
Gearing up for IPCC’s sixth assessment report
At a recent meeting, experts assembled in Sweden to set the stage for the next global-scale report by the world’s leading body for climate assessment.
What data visualization can do for science
Two experts in science and design sit down to discuss the benefits—and "traps"—of using creative visualizations to communicate data.
Bringing conversation to the Anthropocene
In his response to the blog post "A bridge from one side only? Discussing the roots of the Anthropocene,” philosopher Zev Trachtenberg says that the key to learning about this geologic epoch lies in good conversations.
Behind the scenes at Australia's first virtual reality hackathon on urban sustainability
Take a tour of a three-day hackathon in Melbourne, following teams as they design prototypes for virtual reality experiences that let viewers tour the Great Barrier Reef or fly through the city's green spaces.
Mobilising for sustainability: New technologies bring learning to everyone
A recent Massive Open Online Course shows the potential of technology to immerse learners in new environments – such as deep below the surface of the ocean.