From flash floods, smog and searing heat waves to water scarcity, urban sprawl and deepening social divides, cities face a range of overlapping and compounding challenges, intensifying the demands on their natural resources.
These demands are only going to multiply: by 2050, and so the challenge for all are complex and call for bold, cross-cutting solutions.
UrbanShift, a GEF-funded program that supports more than 20 cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America, is adopting integrated approaches to urban development, helping shape cities that are efficient, resilient and inclusive.
Learn more about “UrbanShift”.
Here are two more stories from The World Resources Institute:
The Border Mail from Albury/Wodonga tells us: “Cr Kat Bennett wants Wodonga Council to reassess commitment to net zero emissions by 2050”;
Friends of the Earth is staging a day of action: “Day of Action for Australia's 2030 Climate Target”;
From Oil Change: “Tell Japan: Stop Standing in the Way of International Climate Action”;
Two stories from The Conversation:
Back the efforts of Federal independent MP, Zali Steggall: “Mass Mail Out For Climate';
“The Cool Down” is about protecting the future of sport and the future of sport”;
Next, we have to contradictory stories:
And finally, the Melbourne Age: “Taylor adds carbon capture and storage to clean energy agency’s plans”.
Enjoy "Music for a Warming World".