Tagged with Urban policies

Project in nine cities in Africa shows how cities have the potential to produce solutions to climate change problems

Project in nine cities in Africa shows how cities have the potential to produce solutions to climate change problems

We read regularly about urban initiatives to address climate change. Alice McClure, a PhD candidate at the Climate System Analysis Group together with Gina Ziervogel, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental and Geographical Science and African Climate and Development Initiative Research Chair at the University of Cape Town write in an article on The Conversation website … Continue reading

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Sprynt – sustainable urban mobility solution from the U.S.

Blog from Silvia Zinetti: Sprynt – sustainable urban mobility solution from the U.S.

Urban mobility is an extremely important topic for towns and cities around the world. Cities are filled with traffic congestion, noise pollution, and most importantly a deterioration of urban air quality. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), transportation in the U.S. generates the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) (28%)[i], while … Continue reading

New Delhi named most polluted megacity

New Delhi named most polluted megacity

Annie Gowen writes in The Washington Post about the level of pollution in the world’s megacities. The worst one is New Delhi. The importance of this article is not to name and shame the most polluting but to show that there are approaches, as we are now seeing in China, that can make significant improvements. … Continue reading