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The Ethical City: an Idea Whose Time Has Come

The values, principles and questions surrounding urban ethics are vital considerations as the global community prepares for the HABITAT III summit where governments will agree on an agenda to guide urban development for the next two decades.

Six Easy Ways to Tell if That Viral Story is a Hoax

News in this digital age spreads faster than ever, but so do lies and hoaxes. Thankfully, ordinary people are also starting to take a more sophisticated approach to the content they view online. These free easy steps can help anyone join the critical thinking trend.

COP15 to COP21 – Crucial Changes in the Climate Mitigation Landscape

Compared with the last major attempt to get the world on a more desirable emissions trajectory at COP15 in Copenhagen, this month’s COP21 in Paris is happening in a landscape transformed in a few key ways. The world stands at the cusp of an unprecedented era of policy experimentation in driving a clean energy transition.