Air pollution is costly. A recent European Court of Auditors (ECA) report estimates the EU spends between €330 and €940 billion per year on health-related costs of air pollution. While new research shows that children are 37% more exposed to air pollution than adults. The research by German environmental group Deutsche Umwelthilfe measured nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution in 500 street locations in six cities...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

Cities are not the enemies of children

Lia Karsten is the new president of the Child in the City’s Scientific Program Committee (SPC). She was chair of the 9th Child in the City world conference in Vienna and is excited to usher...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

How would cities look if mothers designed them?

Architecture’s lack of diversity shows in urban environments which have little input from people with ‘lived experience’ – such as mothers who know exactly what will benefit children and young people. That’s the view of Christine...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy