Tagged with Urban policies

Seeking sustainable urban living

Seeking sustainable urban living

Geert Groot Koerkamp provides a good article on the Deutsche Welle website about the rapid construction underway in Moscow to accommodate the burgeoning population, putting a strain on the environment and rural communities. As we are urbanising globally, it is important to step back and look at the impacts.   High-rise mania overshadows Moscow’s suburban … Continue reading

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