The creation of Urban Low Emissions Development Strategies in cities in Bangladesh and India shows the value of sharing knowledge and insights at the local level.
Visions of car-free cities
Imagine your neighbourhood without any cars.
Opinion: Green spaces for hot cities
How hot cities can cool down.
Analysis: How Paris is reclaiming the Champs Élysées
How Paris’s Champs Élysées is becoming more people friendly.
Seven ways to reduce the urban heat island effect
How to reduce urban heat.
Analysis: Europe targets 100 climate-neutral cities by 2030
Europe is launching an ambitious mission to decarbonize many of its urban areas within a decade. But is it realistic?
Opinion: Now is the time to lock-in corona-era temporary initiatives as permanent policies
The green recovery should start now by adapting lockdown initiatives as permanent laws.
More trees in cities are not only good for tackling climate change but will also reduce premature deaths
Research finds more trees in cities reduce premature deaths.
Book review: One Planet Cities, by David Thorpe
Jeremy Williams reviews One Planet Cities: Sustaining Humanity within Planetary Limits.
The bloom of vertical gardens
Fueled by the concerns about the depletion of the ozone layer, air pollution and other environmental issues, many cities around the world are turning to vertical gardens.