Clean Cities Channel
In the United States the American Lung Association has ranked the cleanest and dirtiest cities.
The United Nation's Sustainable Cities Program, known also as Localising Agenda 21, studies issues such as developing a green economy and reducing poverty.
Studies are also finding linkages between violence and exposure to pollutants.
As more people migrate to the world's megacities, water shortages and water quality issues are receiving more attention. The World Wildlife Fund released a report outlining some of the major problems and calling for better water management in big cities.
The non-profit American Forests also outline steps of its Urban Forests Initiative, detailing how trees can help manage urban storm water runoff and reduce urban energy use.
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Cleaner air starting in 2016, environment officials say
South China Morning Post - 2013-03-28
The answer to Chinese pollution? It's in Japan
Fortune Tech - 2013-03-04
How NASA scientists are turning LA into one big climate change lab
California Watch - 2013-03-04
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Santa Fe Institute Project Page on Cities, Scaling and Sustainability
Researchers look to quantify the growth and impacts of cities.