Climate change can significantly impact the infrastructure of a city, yet different infrastructures are generally managed by various agencies with data often scattered across several departments. Rozita Singh* explores how a new infrastructure inventory is helping Indian cities streamline and coordinate their resilience planningRead more
Richard Forster spoke with Chen Jianhua, Mayor of Guangzhou, about his plans to transform waste management in the city and to build one of the largest metro systems in the worldRead more
Cities Today US editor, Tom Teodorczuk, spoke to Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director of the US Conference of Mayors during their Winter Meeting in Washington DCRead more
Improving the mobility of goods as well as people is an important step in reducing congestion and vehicle emissions. By Jonathan AndrewsRead more
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in partnership with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the World Green Building Council (WGBC), have released a compendium of briefs that showcase the sustainability, building energy use and climate change policy work of cities across the globe.
The Portland Water Bureau and Lucid Energy, a provider of renewable smart water infrastructure, have turned one of the city’s major water pipelines into a generator of renewable energy.
The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) has strengthened ties with the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF) as AIMF seeks to grow its presence in North America.
Climate change can significantly impact the infrastructure of a city, yet different infrastructures are generally managed by various agencies with data often scattered across several departments. Rozita Singh* explores how a new infrastructure inventory is helping Indian cities streamline and coordinate their resilience planning
ARCADIS, a natural and built asset design and consultancy firm, has launched the inaugural Sustainable Cities Index, which seeks to bring together many data points into one place and take a more rounded view of what makes a city sustainable.
Zurich has taken top position in the Sootfree Cities ranking which graded the efforts of 23 major European cities to improve air quality. The Swiss city finished first due to a policy mix which includes a strong commitment to reduce pollution from vehicles, the promotion of cleaner forms of transport and low levels of air pollution.
At C40’s first-ever Latin American Mayors Forum, hosted by Buenos Aires and attended by more than 15 mayors and vice-mayors from the region, it was announced that 20 Latin American mayors have joined the Compact of Mayors, and 20 global C40 cities have committed to pursuing clean buses.