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A new study authored by researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research and the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research has found that more people will be exposed to heat-related extremes, not only due to global warming but also due to population growth. But which effect is more important in determining future increase of people’s exposure?
Post date: 17 May 2018
Type: News

Ambitious plans have been released this week which seek to transform London into one of the world’s greenest cities. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, unveiled the new environment strategy, which seeks to make the capital zero-carbon by 2050 and “at least 50 percent green”. The strategy aims to do this by tackling a range of areas vital to sustainability: air quality, energy usage, green space, and waste.
Post date: 17 May 2018
Type: News

What happens to waste from cities? Could we build cities in future which will produce energy while consuming it? And how can we create interactions between nature and our urban architecture? Speaking at TedxBucharest in April, Marco Poletto, Director of ecoLogicStudio, explained how the historic quest for sanitation has shaped the footprint of our cities today, our architecture, and the movement of energy production and waste treatment away from where we live, and out of our consciousness.
Post date: 17 May 2018
Type: News

Costa Rica’s newly elected president is vowing to take the historic step of decarbonising the entire country. President Carlos Alvarado made the pledge in his inauguration speech this week, in which he described the “titanic and beautiful task” of abolishing the use of fossil fuels. “Decarbonisation is the great task of our generation, and Costa Rica must be among the first countries in the world to achieve it, if not the first,” he said.
Post date: 17 May 2018
Type: News

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Post date: 14 May 2018
Type: Event

Mikael Colville-Andersen, urban designer and founder of Copenhagenize—a design studio specialising in bike infrastructure—has now released a book, “Copenhagenize: The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism”, with the aim of promoting an uptake in urban cycling. According to the European Environmental Agency’s “Air quality in Europe—2017 report”, the year 2015 was a historically warm year globally and the road transport sector was the largest contributor to total nitrogen oxide emissions and the second largest emitter of black carbon.
Post date: 10 May 2018
Type: News

The initiative will empower energy agencies to facilitate and support sustainable energy investments at local/regional level. Staff of energy agencies from 17 EU countries learns from experienced trainers on how to develop and implement market services to support sustainable energy project investments and bring the benefits of the low carbon economy to their local and regional communities.
Post date: 10 May 2018
Type: News

#Savethedate On Thursday, May 3rd, the deadline for Reinventing Cities will be exactly four weeks away.  Join C40 Cities and 16 global cities in posting content about Reinventing Cities for a coordinated Day of Action that will support all participating cities in promoting their sites in the last sprint!  Combining the efforts and communications from all 16 cities, partners and supports involved will help us create a bigger digital footprint before the application deadline. Want to put the “action” in our Day of Action? Here are a few suggestions:
Post date: 10 May 2018
Type: News

New research suggests the impacts of climate change will be unevenly distributed between rich and poor countries. Researchers from the Universities of Wageningen, Montpellier and Exeter analysed data from 37 different climate models to assess how variations in global temperatures will change between regions.
Post date: 10 May 2018
Type: News