Tagged with Urban policies

Brussels: “in the city of the EU Green Deal, new plans aim to give the streets back to pedestrians and help residents counter the crisis of a warming planet”

Brussels: “in the city of the EU Green Deal, new plans aim to give the streets back to pedestrians and help residents counter the crisis of a warming planet”

For anyone traveling through the centre of Brussels recently, you notice so many road works to create car-free zones.  Martin Kuebler writes on the Deutsche Welle about how the city is transforming itself. Let us know how you see the changes?   Greening the city: How Brussels is planning for climate change The Belgian capital … Continue reading

With 100% of its electricity coming from renewables, one German town demonstrates what can be achieved when municipalities adopt innovative approaches

With 100% of its electricity coming from renewables, one German town demonstrates what can be achieved when municipalities adopt innovative approaches

Bertie Russell, Research Associate in the Urban Institute at the University of Sheffield describes in an article on The Conversation website what one small German town has done to undertake its own low carbon energy transition. Are there lessons for all of us?   This small German town took back the power – and went … Continue reading

Dubai: To be more successful at achieving an energy-efficient neighbourhood, technological solutions should complement urban design solutions

Dubai: To be more successful at achieving an energy-efficient neighbourhood, technological solutions should complement urban design solutions

Karishma Asarpota, an urban planner and researcher, writes on the Inter Press Service News Agency website about his views on ways in which we should rethink architectural or urban design solutions. What are your views?   Building a More Energy-Efficient Neighbourhood in Dubai Dubai is an Emirate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a … Continue reading