SciAm, NYTimes Specials on Cities

Most of humanity today lives an a metropolis. Is all climate local? Cities are the locus of many of the world's unique environmental, social, and economic problems. But they are also demonstrating a unique talent for applying smarter technology and policy to create a better future.

Scientific American contributors and editors focus on cities in the September 2011 issue.


International Herald Tribune Special Report on Cities

"An Urban Jungle for the 21st Century" (New York Times)

"Will the Olympics Save East London?" (New York Times)

"To Build a Better Grid" (New York Times)

"A Pioneering Spirit Despite Visions That Went Unrealized" (New York Times)

"What Drives Cities’ Runaway Growth?" (Green/NYT)


Source: Scientific American, 08/23/2011