Cities can support the transformation needed in food systems to tackle global challenges like hunger, poverty and climate change, says Mayor Giuseppe Sala of Milan, UN Food Systems Champion and Chair of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact.
How cities are detoxing transportation
People around the world are demanding clean air — and cities are starting to respond, says electrification advocate Monica Araya. She takes us on a world tour of urban areas that are working to fully electrify their transportation systems over the next decade, shifting to emission-free motorcycles, cars, buses, ferries and beyond. See what a future without the internal combustion engine could look like — and what it will take to get there.
This talk was presented at an official TED conference.
Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy and the Greater London Authority; Catherine McGuinness, Chair of the Policy and Resources Institute at the City of London Corporation; and Georgia Gould, Leader of Camden Council discuss the monumental challenge and opportunity of a net zero London.
Argentina’s third largest city Rosario’s urban agriculture program has evolved from an approach to put food on the table, to a tool for job creation, and more recently to a strategy for tackling climate change.