'Focus: Sustainability' Launches on The Atlantic Cities

As more than 50 percent of the world's population is now living in urban areas, we need a deeper exploration of how urban sprawl puts strain on global centers and how we can tackle the many challenges that come along with it. Our award-winning editorial team is addressing this exact topic in a new, dedicated channel on The Atlantic Cities called "Focus: Sustainability".


This channel features the people, projects, and ideas that are helping to move our cities toward a more sustainable future. Leading experts, such as Richard Florida -- economist, professor, and Atlantic senior editor -- are lending their voices to cover a range of topics, such as sustainable transportation, smart-grid technology, efficient building technologies, green design and infrastructure, and alternative energy solutions. 

"Focus: Sustainability" has been made possible with the support of our exclusive sponsor, Siemens. We thank our long-time partner for enabling us to bring this initiative to life. 

Visit the channel, now live through August 13. 

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From the publisher

Jay Lauf is a 23-year veteran of the publishing industry with stints on both the editorial and business sides at newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, and websites. Prior to joining The Atlantic in 2008 as VP/Publisher, he was the publisher of Wired magazine.

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