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.
Abhas Jha brings attention to the urgent heat crisis in South Asian cities, where rising temperatures threaten lives, livelihoods, and the economy while also exploring potential solutions to protect the most vulnerable.
Resilience and preparedness are vital conditions for safeguarding the future of our cities. Stefan Wagner, Head of Germany’s Office for International Affairs and Global Sustainability in Bonn, illuminates the city’s new role as an MCR2030 Global Resilience Hub.
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.