Planet Worth

Smart Cities

As urban growth and climate change become inextricably linked, cities are changing to curb emissions and flourish under a new normal. To explore how to do this, we investigate the ways cities are working to protect their residents against environmental challenges.

How can cities be made more climate resilient?

How can vulnerable cities be made more resilient to the effects of climate change? Carlos Quintela, senior project manager and environmental policy specialist at Chemonics, shares insights from his work in Mozambique.

Cover photo: Abt Associates

Article photos (clockwise): iStock, Yann Caradec, Mai Ylagan/Devex, Colin Hughes / CC BY-NC-ND, Chemonics, Benjamin Géminel / COP21, Kasper Christensen, Cristian Bortes / CC BY, Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence / CC BY, Jonathan Cohen / CC BY-NC, Keith Bacongo, Asian Development Bank / CC BY-NC-ND, Dimitry B.