Climate Change and Sustainability
Fort Collins looks far into the future to be more innovative today
The Colorado city’s “Futures Committee” has one job: Look ahead to challenges and opportunities lying 20, 50, or even 100 years down the road.
10 of the top moments from CityLab 2021
Memorable conversations and inspirations from the first virtual and most global CityLab convening ever.
Solution Spotlight: Turning garden waste into a carbon sink in Stockholm
In the fight against climate change, Stockholm is looking to an unusual place: fallen tree branches and other garden waste from
Infographic: The Mayors Challenge, by the numbers
Ever since its launch in 2013, the Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge has empowered city leaders from around the world to tackle their most pressing concerns.
Mayors Challenge impact: A look back at previous winners
Here's how past winners of a one-of-a-kind ideas competition addressed their toughest challenges—and the impact they were able to create as a result.
Why the EU’s ‘innovation capital’ is a model for cities worldwide
Some people know Leuven, a Belgium city of 100,000 not far from Brussels, for its beer: It’s home to both Stella Artois and the world’s largest brewer, AB InBev.
6 city innovations that are powering the rollout of electric vehicles
Vehicles that run on electricity instead of gasoline have a
Inspired by Stockholm’s success, a U.S. city goes big on biochar
Biochar is nothing new in Minneapolis.
How to make innovation capacity stick for the long haul
One of the most recent and important developments in local government these days is for cities to hire
The future of city innovation
This is a critical time for city leaders across the United States and around the world.