By Johan Larson Lindal on 25 Oct, 2018
How do we transform the global economy in order to enrich the world’s poor while reaching the 1,5˚ Celsius goal?Johan Larson Lindal at Mistra Urban Futures in Stockholm writes from Sida conference on Development.
By Jan Riise on 22 Oct, 2018
"Making the necessary adaptive transformations in urban areas of all sizes worldwide over such a short timeframe means that business as usual is by definition inadequate", David Simon comments on the recently published IPCC report.
By Jan Riise on 23 May, 2018
By Jan Riise on 14 Mar, 2018
The need for transformation is urgent. World leading climate scientists at the IPCC Cities summit in Edmonton last week spoke with one voice, reaching out to city and political leaders around the globe.
By Anonymous on 06 Jul, 2016
The Swedish political week in Almedalen, Visby, is the annual meeting place of policy makers, lobbyists, researchers, public service, NGOs and private companies. From a scientific community perspective, this year’s meetings are particularly interesting as the Swedish government is preparing a four-year research proposition, to be presented late October. Three key words for the cross-cutting challenges that are identified are climate, health and digitalisation, all of which relate quite closely to sustainable urban development. The links between climate change and urbanisation are well explored...