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Energy Futures for Greater Manchester

The idea was simple: bring together a diverse group stakeholders including climate activists, energy practitioners, politicians, researchers and others to re-design energy provision in Greater Manchester, Laura Williams writes. She is a member of the 'Action Research Collective' at our platform in Sheffield-Manchester.

Date: 12 Sep

Innovative Approach for the Urban Agenda

Engaging different stakeholder groups to realise the urban transformative potential is one of five key elements of an innovative urban agenda for climate change, David Simon comments on an article in Nature Climate Change.

Date: 1 Sep

A change of perspectives can create socially sustainable cities

Eight perspectives that can – if changed – create fair and socially sustainable cities. This is a result of the KAIROS project that Mistra Urban Futures has invested in.

Date: 29 Aug


Time: 09:00
Location: Malmö Universitet
Time: 11:00
Location: Mistra Urban Futures
Time: 08:15
Location: Lindholmen Conference Centre

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

The SDGs and CitiesIPCC offer an unprecedented opportunity for urban transformation, but
This reflective paper surveys the lessons learnt and challenges faced by the
In this paper, we examine how economic, social and political forces impact
Strategies and action plans for sustainable food provisioning and urban food security
Contemporary approaches to biodiversity conservation within South Africa depart from community-based initiatives

Mistra Urban Futures Projects

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.