As Maharashtra suffers more extreme weather, officials are planning to launch the first school curriculum in an Indian state on climate change impacts and cutting carbon.
Students in Maharashtra will start learning about worsening droughts, floods...Read more
In recent months, there has been a disquiet brewing about where our efforts should be focussed in an effort to solve the biggest environmental problem on the planet. Both society and scientists are asking: What...Read more
Environmental activism is a cause growing steadily day by day. In Sarah Brookes opinion there are so many inspiring individuals and communities who work to take care of our planet, and that should be celebrated.
People with higher incomes and more education tend to have greater access to urban green spaces than their less privileged neighbours, a new University of British Columbia study of parks and greenery in 10 major...Read more
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The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy is an international alliance of cities and local governments. Members share a long-term vision of promoting and supporting voluntary action to combat climate change and move...Read more
The ‘Little Fir Tree Project’ allows inner city children in Islington to learn about the wonder and importance of trees by combining arts and the environment.
The project aims to increase awareness of the necessity of trees in...Read more
World Cities Day is celebrated annually on the 31st of October. It aims to increase awareness on sustainable urban development and urban transformations. As well as promote knowledge sharing on urban solutions implemented at the local level...Read more
Since 2012 schools in Victoria, Australia have helped save 5.7 billion litres of water. These schools are part of a Victorian Government initiative, the ‘Schools Water Efficiency Program’. The program enables schools to save water and...Read more
In this second part of an adaptation of his presentation to the Child in the City international seminar in London last month, Adrian Voce suggests that creating optimum conditions for children to play as their...Read more
Introducing more play space to cities can help tackle health, societal and environment issues, says Samuel Williams of the planning and design specialists, Arup.
We need to take play seriously. We need to take play seriously...Read more