Copenhagen and Vancouver are among the world’s most environmentally friendly, low-carbon cities, but it wasn’t always this way. City officials tell delegates at IGBC 2017 how a focus on sustainability revived their cities.
How did Pontevedra transform itself from a car warehouse to a pedestrian haven? By "inverting the pyramid" on who rules the road—putting people above, followed by bikes and public transport, and with private cars at the bottom.
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Will Singapore's new carbon tax make power producers invest more in energy efficient assets, or will it result in higher electricity prices for consumers? NTU's Sanjay C. Kuttan outlines ways to make this work.
Studies have traditionally focused on how aviation can impact climate change, but researchers from Columbia University have recently projected that airlines stand to lose millions of dollars as a result of global warming. Here's why.
Can the world reach peak demand for oil by 2040? Switching to electric vehicles is one way to get there, but trends such as ride-sharing programmes and car-free urban zones can be just as critical, writes researchers.
How can Singapore hit its existing targets and accelerate the change towards a new “car-lite” future? Digital technology could be a big part of the solution, says Surbana Jurong senior executive engineer Wu Xian.
Dutch manufacturing company AkzoNobel and sustainability media firm Eco-Business held the inaugural Cities:Possibilities forum on 8 November 2016. Read this outcome report for highlights from this insightful dialogue.