Implementing green strategies like bike lanes and better building codes could bring world cities more than $580 billion in benefits, researchers say
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently warned that global warming could reach 1.5℃ as early as 2030. The landmark report by leading scientists urged nations to do more to avert an impending crisis.
Cities are under pressure to bring their infrastructure up to speed.
Typhoon season in Asia is an annual, grim reminder of the need for more resilient infrastructure as the impact of climate change intensifies. Arcadis’ John Batten III talks about how cities can prepare themselves for worse weather.
With increasing urbanisation, Asia faces enormous challenges to ensure environmental sustainability and the liveability of its cities while maintaining economic growth. But the solutions are already within our reach, says Ken Kawai of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Jobs, water, food and energy must be found for the 120,000 people in Asia moving to cities every day. Experts at a recent urban environment event in the United Kingdom discussed the challenge of Asia’s urban crunch.
China, Taiwan and Singapore boast the greatest number of winning projects
Success of Xiong’an’s ambitious green experiment seems guaranteed but its strength may make it hard to emulate, writes Li Jing
World leaders meeting at the G7 Summit tomorrow to tackle the world’s biggest problems are making a mistake if they do not include cities in the conversation, argues NewCities Foundation executive director Sébastien Turbot.
[The EB Podcast] In this concluding episode of the Let’s Write the Future series, we explore how the rise of renewable energy, the electrification of transport and the Fourth Industrial Revolution are changing our lives, cities, and the world.