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Transforming Urban Sustainability: new study reveals cities’ crucial contribution to meeting decarbonisation goals

New research on ScienceDirect sheds light on cities' key role in combating climate change and aligning local energy plans (...)

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How to navigate the challenges of sustainable urbanization and build green infrastructure

Most of the world now lives in urban areas, which means cities are responsible for building more sustainable infrastructure (...)

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Housing needs, construction practices and urbanisation trends in North West Africa and Europe

Review of housing needs, construction practices in North-West Africa & Europe and analysis of the housing situation in curren (...)

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Urban Heat Island map for Geneva, Brussels, Montreal and Baltimore

Some different approaches are used to identif UHI as Land Surface Temperature or microclimate simulation … This small study (...)

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How to increase the use of nature-based solutions in urban areas?

Nature-based solutions (NBS) offer multiple benefits to address urban sustainable-development problems, especially related (...)

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What is missing in Energy, Climate, and Spatial planning?

Are you involved in Energy, Climate, Urban, or Spacial planning of your territory? Would you like to share how it is done (...)

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Urban planning is now on the front line of the climate crisis. This is what it means for our cities and towns

International climate talks in Egypt known as COP27 are into their second week. Thursday is Solutions Day at the summit. (...)

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Growing plants on buildings can reduce heat and produce healthy food in African cities

Seylou/AFP via Getty Images Persistently high temperatures and related heat stress are a big problem for people living in (...)

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What is Transit-Oriented Development and why does it matter?

As people try to become more environmentally conscious, countries and municipalities try to develop ways to be greener. The (...)

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Could cargo bike deliveries help green e-commerce?

A worker on an electric cargo-bike ferries goods in Strasbourg, France. Frederick Florin/AFP As the world moves toward decarb (...)

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Trees and drought in urban areas: case studies of New York, London, Paris and Lyon

This summer has not only been marked by heat waves and drought, but also fires which have destroyed vast areas of vegetation (...)

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Universities at the forefront of sustainable design

Green construction methods and building design are rising in popularity because people worldwide are recognizing their harmf (...)

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The case for degrowth: stop the endless expansion and work with what our cities already have

image source : depositphotos Australian cities are good at growing – for decades their states have relied on it. The need (...)

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Greening the greyfields: how to renew our suburbs for more liveable, net-zero cities

Our ageing cities are badly in need of regeneration. Many established residential areas, the “greyfields”, are becoming physi (...)

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We need new mobility behaviour and planning

Credits : kbo-bike on Unsplash   One of the biggest environmental challenges we face today is the emissions resulting from (...)

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