As cities around the world face a growing climate crisis, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and McKinsey Sustainability released a new report designed to help city leaders build plans to reduce risk and increase resilience to the impacts of climate change.

The coronavirus crisis holds profound lessons that can help us address climate change—if we make greater economic and environmental resiliency core to our planning for the recovery ahead. Pandemics and climate risk are similar in that they both represent physical shocks, which then translate into an array of socio-economics impacts.

The COVID-19 pandemic is primarily a health crisis and a human tragedy, but it also has far-reaching economic ramifications.

A number of social, economic, and technological trends will work together to disrupt mobility, potentially creating three new urban models by 2030. To view a city from above is to observe a world in motion.

McKinsey Research finds that operational improvements can reduce energy consumption by 10 percent to 20 percent, which is far less than the 50 percent of consumption that can be cut by use of renewable resources.

The management consulting firm finds that there is a direct correlation between economic growth and electricity supply and that the region needs power to survive.

To understand the core processes and benchmarks that can transform cities into superior places to live and work, McKinsey developed and analyzed a comprehensive database of urban economic, social, and environmental performance indicators.

This report discusses the losses to the economy due to poor logistics infrastructure, which will substantially increase under current trajectory of infrastructure development, and recommends a new, balanced modal approach for India's logistics infrastructure development.

This latest report by 2030 Water Resources Group, led by IFC & McKinsey warns that governments must address booming water demand or face grave human and environmental. Says that that in 20 years, water demand will be 40% higher than it is today, and more than 50% higher in the most rapidly developing countries.

The efficient use of energy has been the goal of many initiatives within the United States over the past several decades. While the success of specific efforts has varied, the trend is clear: the U.S. economy has steadily improved its ability to produce more with less energy. Yet these improvements have emerged unevenly and incompletely within the economy.