Chatham House Associate Fellow and chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Karim Elgendy explores the role of buildings in the race to net zero cities.
“This is our only home. This is our ability to survive as a species. And every other issue, whether it’s animal rights, human rights or children’s rights will be negatively impacted – and is already sometimes being negatively impacted – by an unhealthy environment. It feels like the rug underneath everything else” – Lily Cole in conversation with Nigel Topping.
The second episode features former F1 World Champion, Nico Rosberg, owner of Extreme E team, Rosberg Xtreme Racing, and Sara Price, who will race for Chip Ganassi Racing in the Extreme E rallies over the course of 2021. Their mission? To demonstrate that high performing motor racing can engage people around the world in the clean transport revolution, with an aim of influencing government and private sector leaders to speed up the transition of the road transport industry.
As the UN Convention on Biological Diversity is implemented over the next decade, Razan Al Mubarak, Managing Director, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) explains why we must prioritize enhancing the participation and engagement of women and girls.
“Literature is a great way of helping us to think better about the future. Reading is not just a retreat. For me, it’s a way of improving our thinking ability so that we can act more smartly.” – Nigel Topping, in conversation with Karuna Ezara Parikh.
Cities in the Netherlands want to make their air cleaner by banning fossil fuel delivery vehicles from urban areas from 2025.
“I have no doubt we will find the answers but only if we are bold enough to talk about things which are more inconvenient and not brush them under the carpet. We will only fight this fight if we keep our voices as clamorous as possible and talk truth to power. Only then.”
“Luxury consumption by the rich concentrates economic activity and delivers negligible extra wellbeing, yet sucks up vast amounts of resources.” Phd candidate Yannick Oswald examines how to redress this imbalance.
Citizens and cities can work together to promote healthy 1.5 degree lifestyles, writes ICLEI.
As mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is committed to addressing her city’s challenges using an inclusive, data-driven approach to urban development.
Grappling with the impact of Covid-19, global leaders and health experts agree that investing in a green transition will strengthen public health, create jobs and make our society more resilient to future threats.
In Earthrise, Amanda Gorman – first ever American youth poet laureate – uses the power of her words to call on all of society to take action.
We need to care for and live in harmony with the environment, says climate and gender activist Ernestine Leikeki Sevidzem.