News tagged with urbanization

Rigid water pipes, fit for the future

At IFAT 2016 Fraunhofer presents a modern, intelligent and sustainable water energy transition concept for urban areas. It will be implemented during the next three years in the city of Lünen, Westphalia. Visitors of the ...

dateMay 24, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
shares24 comments 0

Designing cities to combat climate change

Urban planners can take steps to reduce the heat cities may experience from climate change, but there would be other consequences and tradeoffs to consider, according to a study at Purdue University.

dateMay 24, 2016 in Environment
shares30 comments 0

Helping cities cool down

Louisville could significantly reduce the number of people who die annually from heat-related deaths, under a series of recommendations that could also help other cities around the world respond to the growing hazards of ...

dateApr 26, 2016 in Environment
shares18 comments 0

How to rethink urban transit, and pay for it, too

Cities around the world are growing, creating pressure to provide adequate transportation systems to get people to and from their work and homes. In New York City, the population is growing again after decades of suburban ...

dateApr 20, 2016 in Environment
shares16 comments 0