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Discover newsletter #10 of D2Grids project!

In this newsletter, we invite you to discover the extension of the D2GRIDS project, the news and events of the sector, and (...)

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District heating and cooling helping cities reach their climate and energy goals: Results of the EU level survey

Stakeholder survey ‘Urban Heating and Cooling Transition’ was launched in January 2022. Its results were presented and discus (...)

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How digital technology can help keep cities green and pleasant

  Photo : Preechar Bowonkitwanchai / shutterstock Parks, small woodlands and even simple patches of grass not only keep (...)

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The Cities Energy Saving Spring

Act now to ensure access to secure, sustainable and affordable energy for all! What is the Cities Energy Saving Sprint?   (...)

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5th Generation for Heating and Cooling grids: new pilot site integrated into D2GRIDS Project, Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council is joining the European project D2GRIDS! This Interreg NWE project aims to develop 5th generation (...)

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Diébédo Francis Kéré: how first Black winner of architecture’s top prize is committed to building ‘peaceful cities’

Burkina Faso’s Diébédo Francis Kéré has become the first African and the first Black person to win the Pritzker prize, archit (...)

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Why water inundates a home during one flood but spares it the next

  As the floodwaters rose in Southeast Queensland last week, my phone buzzed with texts from friends. We compared this event (...)

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Discover newsletter #9 of D2GRIDS project!

In this newsletter, we invite you to discover the extension of the D2GRIDS project, the news and events of the sector, and (...)

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[Replay] Celsius Talk: Cities going carbon neutral

As we all know cities play a major role in the transition to the carbon neutral society. Celsius, since 2013, supported (...)

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Disasters can wipe out affordable housing for years unless communities plan ahead – the loss hurts the entire local economy

  The tornadoes and wildfires that devastated communities from Kentucky to Colorado in the final weeks of 2021 left thousand (...)

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Time for the UK to say goodbye to drive-throughs: for the sake of our environment, our health – and our culture

Drive-throughs – services that let people order and collect food and drink without needing to leave their cars – are designe (...)

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Architectural Solutions to the Urban Heat Island Effect

Global warming started as a buzzword to get people to care about the planet, but there is no hiding from the fact that Earth (...)

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Giving developers free rein isn't the solution to the GTHA housing challenges

Housing affordability remains a challenge in Toronto and surrounding areas, despite an increasing number of developments (...)

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Without urgent action, these are the street trees unlikely to survive climate change

Shutterstock Renée M. Prokopavicius, Western Sydney University; David S. Ellsworth, Western Sydney University et Sebastian (...)

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Opengela rehabilitates more than just buildings in Bilbao

The city of Bilbao is promoting one of the two pilot experiences of the Opengela project. The Otxarkoaga neighbourhood has (...)