Hemel Hempstead set to welcome 'world's most sustainable residential tower'
The town of Hemel Hempstead is poised to welcome the world's "most sustainable residential tower" to its ranks in 2018, after Lumiere Developments unveiled the range of technologies it has turned to in order to create The Beacon.
Businesses will play 'crucial role' in the UK's transition to low-carbon cities
The creation of low-carbon, sustainable British cities can only be addressed through collaboration between the public sector and innovative green businesses.
Urban energy 'rethink' needed to ensure low-carbon transition, says IRENA
Cities have an "unprecedented" opportunity to transform and decarbonise energy systems and transition to greener city infrastructure, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
Business-led collaboration key to delivering climate action in cities, says Aecom
The private sector must step up collaboration efforts with city and regional governments to create more robust solutions to combat the economic and environmental impacts of climate change in major cities, the co-author of a new report on the subject has told edie.
Michael Bloomberg: Our new alliance unites 600m city dwellers to fight climate change
Cities are huge carbon emitters but are ideally placed to tackle climate change. Michael Bloomberg addresses how the Global Covenant can give them the tools to do so.
San Diego and San Francisco kick-start post-Paris city pledges
As the dust settles on COP21 cities around the globe are already beginning to implement huge emission reduction plans, with Mayors taking action to drive a low-carbon transition.
Green-city technology ready for UK-wide roll-out
UK cities are not yet taking advantage of 10 simple technologies that can make urban living more sustainable.
Green capital sponsors announced for Bristol 2015
KPMG and transport company FirstGroup have signed up to support Bristol 2015 as European Green Capital as part of a multi-million pound sponsorship deal announced today (August 8).
St Giles looks to next stage of building sustainability
Central St Giles, a former Ministry of Defence building near Tottenham Court Road and New Oxford Street, London has undergone a complete transformation to become an exemplar for sustainable and holistic development.
Bristol picked as 2015 European Green Capital
Bristol City has been chosen as the 2015 European Green Capital, replacing Nantes in France who currently holds the title.