Territories and cities

The challenges of sustainable development are the most directly sensitive and mobilisation on a territorial scale. Fighting poverty, resilience, safety, housing, transport, energy – a number of initiatives are currently being taken on the scale of cities and regions, in the North and the South, in addition to and even outside national policies.

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Global Issues versus Local Policies: Lessons from Deforesting the Brazilian Amazon

Local governance in forest management is the core issue in the debate on sustainability in the Brazilian Amazon. Th…
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Date: 31 Jan 2017

Climate Change and Local Policies in China

Although the issue of climate change has been long neglected by local authorities in China, it has moved high on th…

Regulating property markets for inclusive cities

Urban growth in the cities of the Global South can be seen first and foremost in the extension of informal settleme…
Date: 16 Dec 2016

California plans for its 2050 climate future

California is a pioneer state in terms of environmental protection and also for specific action on climate and the …
Date: 2015