Explore Nairobi's dynamic markets with Joy Carey and Sam Ikua, where waste undergoes a remarkable transformation. These champions not only reshape the narrative around waste but also address issues of food and hunger, driving innovation and leaving a lasting impact on the community.
The way we build our cities now will determine future emissions. Read Laura Puttkamer’s insight report from COP28 on the role of cities in battling climate change.
Embark on a journey through Queretaro’s urban transformation with Jorge Javier, where migration and climate challenges inspire pivotal changes. Uncover the compelling reasons driving transformative urban shifts for a sustainable and climate-resilient cityscape.
Rethinking the role of shared urban spaces is essential in tackling the impacts of climate change, says Maria Sitzoglou. Discover how cities worldwide are transforming existing urban areas to combat extreme weather and create resilient, inclusive communities.
Can Abuja's urban mobility guarantee a sustainable and equitable future? Mathias Agbo Jr. spotlights the transformative potentials of projects like the Abuja Light Rail, reimagined Urban Mass Transit, pedestrian pathways, and cycling initiatives. Discover how these innovations could offer a greener, more equitable city.
Hot weather conditions can discourage urban dwellers from biking. Mathias Merforth introduces inspiring city approaches that promote cycling despite the obstacles faced. Join the ride!
How can we transform the landscapes of Malaysian cities into green and sustainable neighbourhoods? Wan Azlina dissects the complex interplay of historical, economic, political, and cultural factors contributing to the scarcity of green spaces in Malaysian urban neighbourhoods.
Making Active Mobility and Public Transport a Winning Combination in African Cities: Inspirations from My Trip to Bogota
Following a visit to Bogota, Ulrich C. Tokam imparts invaluable insights for a transportation revolution in African cities.
In the face of escalating climate-related disasters, Ron Harris and Jordana Vasquez from the Resilient Cities Network discuss strategies and tools for building resilient cities.
In response to rapid urbanisation and climate change impacts in Erbil, Iraq, Sinam Hawro Yakoob, highlights how a community-driven initiative has set an ambitious goal of planting one million indigenous oak trees to enhance the city’s environment and its capacity to adapt to climate change.
The detrimental impact of extreme weather on Ho Chi Minh City's traffic system is one of the city’s most urgent challenges. Frederic Tesfay outlines ways to increase the resilience of the urban bus system.
Highlighting the country's initiatives, challenges, and innovative solutions for building green cities Michelle DeFreese explores the path to sustainable transportation in Rwanda.
URBANET is back with a new country series, inviting readers to explore and learn about urbanisation in Rwanda! Starting off with a set of infographics we introduce you to some insightful facts and figures regarding the country’s urban and demographic development.
India's ClimateSmart Cities Assessment Framework empowers cities to tackle climate change. It's a progressive initiative with tangible actions that aims to improve the lives of citizens while building resilience to climate-related shocks.
Achieving a just energy transition in the urban housing sectors of the Global South demands recognition and engagement with their heterogeneous energy networks and rapidly evolving spatialities. Marie Urfels explores the challenges of achieving a just energy transition in the housing sector of the Global South while emphasising the importance of embracing these complexities to create targeted, context-specific solutions.