Stockholm+50: A climate failure of five decades?
After attending the Stockholm+50 conference (2-3 June) which discussed the future of our planet, Swedish sustainable development expert Kaj Embrén and environmental activist Charles Secrett reflect on the urgency of our environmental crises and the crucial role of cities in accelerating climate action.
London’s new Environment Strategy: Five key questions answered
As London Mayor Sadiq Khan puts forward a long-term vision to make the capital one of the greenest cities in the world, edie speaks with Khan's Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy Shirley Rodrigues to discuss how City Hall aims to put its ambitious plans into practice.
Green groups praise Sadiq Khan’s pledge to make London world’s first National Park City
The Renewable Energy Association (REA), the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) and the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) are among a host of organisations that have welcomed a new strategy from London Mayor Sadiq Khan which seeks to make the capital "greener, cleaner and ready for the future".
The Bournemouth Identity: Building a green business hub on the south coast
Climate change may be consuming shores and islands at a faster rate than ever before, but nestled on the southern coastline of the UK, Bournemouth Council has extended its climate change strategy beyond just delivering local efficiency improvements through to a long-term vision to become the nation's green economy leader.
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.
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.
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