The energy transition in African cities marks a key site of geopolitical competition, as China's control of the solar market reshapes urban service delivery.
The Port of Darwin shows the potential of China's Belt and Road Initiative as social infrastructure, but also the challenges in materializing its benefits.
African cities have emerged as proxy arenas where different modes of international relations are given effect through the development of infrastructure.
Two case studies from Bogotá and Chicago demonstrate how cities embraced participatory governance frameworks in their COVID-19 pandemic responses.
Cities are key actors in the fight against climate change. Progress made in data collection on city involvement in global governance is crucial to their success.
John Austin shares insights from a transatlantic convening that explores the political repercussions of economic inequality and extremist ideology.
Even as the war in Ukraine creates risks, the extensive city-based CEFT network remains resilient from its continued expansion, improved infrastructure, and operational adaptability.
Implementing problem-based procurement can help cities improve public services in areas like health, infrastructure, tech, and education.
Local leadership plays a critical role in responding to climate threats and addressing the challenges associated with migration, the report's authors find.
Economic, political, and security benefits can be achieved through ally-shoring labor and supply chains between the US and Mexico.