The benefits of investing in zero-carbon cities

A new report shows low carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90 percent and support 87 million jobs worldwide by 2030.

Natural ways of cooling cities

Scientists have been researching the effect of precipitation and population size on rising temperatures in cities compared with the surrounding countryside. They have found that more green spaces can help to lower temperatures in urban zones.

What will London and LA look like in 2121

Alan Marshall created the Ecotopia 2121 project which predicts what key cities around the world will look like in the year 2121 if they become green and eco-friendly to combat the global environmental crisis.

China unveils vision of future city

‘IF YOU build it they will come.’ This is the thinking guiding one of China’s most ambitious projects — a plan to build a “smart” city for 500,000 people, from scratch, on four man-made islands in South-East Asia.