Jeff Risom –
Mayors, take a listen. This is how your city can become simultaneously healthier and more liveable while limiting carbon emissions, says Jeff Risom of global urban design consultancy Gehl.
Paul Steele –
It's been a busy six months for China's outward public investment. Paul Steele, IIED's chief economist, reviews what's been happening and whether it's good news for the environment and development.
Monica Araya –
For the first time since the mid-nineteenth century, when the modern internal combustion engine was invented, its demise is within sight. Here's what's needed to get the world past the tipping point, and into an electric future.
"Mobility as a Service" or MaaS does not require a technological leap, and yet it changes the way we think about the transport system more radically than either electrification or automation, says Forum for the Future's Rupert Fausset.
Bikesharing has become explosively popular in China. Against that backdrop, two of WRI China's experts on sustainable transport discuss the need for careful consideration of ways that urban design can protect cyclists while promoting this low-carbon alternative.
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.
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.