May 10th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute
Imagine Lagos, Nigeria, a city of 22 million. What was once a small coastal town just a few decades ago has exploded into a sprawling megacity spanning 452 square miles. Its rapid growth has stretched the city’s services impossibly thin: Less than 10 percent of people live in homes with sewer connections; less than 20 percent have access to tap water. Many houses are in slums and informal settlements at the city’s periphery. Now picture Lagos twice as big
October 8th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
This year’s Cities100 reveals how more cities are beginning to acknowledge the social, economic, and environmental benefits of climate action and adaptation. By taking climate action, cities can simultaneously future-proof against challenges such as overpopulation, air pollution, and extreme weather events, and save trillions of dollars on, for example, energy and health.
June 18th, 2015 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on RenewEconomy. by Sophie Vorrath As Australia prepares to pass its diminished Renewable Energy Target into law, one [&hellip
January 4th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley
Originally published on Green Building Elements. Indonesia’s state-owned energy company, Pertamina, began construction on its new headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia [&hellip