Jonathan Andrews spoke with Michael Berkowitz, President of 100 Resilient Cities, about the importance for cities to invest in resiliency measuresRead more
Richard Forster talked to Magnus Borelius, Head of Group Treasury in the City of Gothenburg, about its green bond programme and the challenges for cities in raising such financeRead more
Jonathan Andrews talked to the Mayor of Turku about how the Urban Infrastructure Initiative is helping the city realise its sustainable goalsRead more
Cities play a decisive role in ensuring a more sustainable future. In Copenhagen we have some of the most ambitious sustainability goals of any city and by 2025 we will become the first carbon-neutral capital. We are already well on our way. By Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor of CopenhagenRead more
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has published his response to the London Health Commission’s report Better Health for London, rejecting a smoking ban in public spaces but committing to personally chair the board tasked with delivering the health plan and announcing a £250,000 cash boost for his London Healthy Workplace Charter.
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) has announced the initial results from its first annual City Adviser competition, in which member cities were invited to nominate specific projects, programmes, or policies for dedicated, on-the-ground C40 support. Eight global cities – Addis Ababa, Athens, Melbourne, Mexico City, New York, Shenzhen, Sydney, and Vancouver – were awarded City Advisers for a period of up to two years based on their applications’ strong potential for impact and replication across the C40 network.
The Spanish city of Barcelona has been ranked the world’s smartest city, beating off competitors, New York, London and Singapore, with Rio de Janeiro missing out on a top five position.
At a high-level roundtable in London, hosted by Centre for Cities, a UK urban policy research unit, the OECD today launched two new major publications focusing on cities – The Metropolitan Century: Understanding Urbanisation and its Consequences and Governing the City.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has said giving more power to cities supplies the solution to Britain’s political gridlock.
Jonathan Andrews spoke with Michael Berkowitz, President of 100 Resilient Cities, about the importance for cities to invest in resiliency measures
America “is falling in love again with cities” according to a key White House aide of President Obama.