Make or break: How the city of tomorrow will shape our future

By |2017-10-25T21:56:29+00:00August 15th 2017|climate change & resilience, global urban debates, Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Building cities able to accommodate half a billion people over the next 30 years is one of the biggest transformations of our planet and we have to get it right", Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General stated at the Langenburg Forum for Sustainability. Read the full speech here on URBANET

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Yuriy bikes to work. How sustainable mobility in Ukraine contributes to climate protection

By |2017-10-14T16:00:18+00:00October 13th 2016|basic infrastructure & housing, urban mobility, Tags: , , , , , |

If cities are to live up to their responsibility to protect the climate, they need to invest in sustainable mobility. How Ukrainian-German cooperation is already successfully tackling the challenge of supporting CO2-neutral traffic, you can read about here!

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Proximity City – improving access, avoiding transport

By |2017-10-14T16:00:47+00:00October 12th 2016|basic infrastructure & housing, urban mobility, Tags: , , , , , , , |

Urban transport systems are already under pressure with growing congestion in most urban areas. Given the rising demand for transport per person and the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we need a rapid transformation in urban mobility patterns and modes, argue our authors Cornie Huizenga and Mark Major of SLoCaT.

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