The bustling city of Shenzhen, China, is an economic powerhouse that has long been on the front lines of experimentation. Now the former fishing region is banking on the power of water to build a more sustainable, resilient future.
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The Riches of Resilience
Cities Are Investing in Green Infrastructure—Should Developers Help Foot the Bill?
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Design with Nature Now
With climate change posing imminent risks that range from rising seas to more extreme weather events, cities must work with ecology rather than against it to develop sustainably, according to our new book
At a Shuttered Detroit College, a Community Development Experiment Takes Root
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Solutions in Slums
In episode 4 of our new podcast Land Matters, Senior Fellow Anthony Flint interviews Enrique Silva and Theresa Williamson about how to improve conditions in slums and create alternatives while protecting what residents have worked hard to create.
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Tax Relief in Texas
As Property Tax Bills Rise, Texas Looks to Provide Relief without Hurting Public Services
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The Search for Solutions as Climate Impacts a Legendary River
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