How Sustainable Cities Collective Members Are Building a Better Future

This is my last post for the time being on Sustainable Cities Collective and I want to take the opportunity to explain how I have come to understand the great value that it has. Regular readers will know that at least 70% of the world's 9-10 billion population are projected to be living in urban areas by the 2080s, according to the United Nations. By then we may well be a way down the road to a 4o C warmed world according to the latest climate science . What will life be like for urban citizens? Will it be great or appalling? Will it be dystopia or utopia? The answer may depend upon whether you or your descendants will be living in a city which has implemented many of the ideas already covered on this website. Many people who are not aware of the kind of things our writers publish here may also be unaware that some cities today are already preparing for the many difficult ...

Full article: http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/1...

Tweets

How Sustainable Cities Collective Members Are B...

This is my last post for the time being on Sustainable Cities Collective and I want to take the opportunity to explain how...

How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

skift.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

According to MasterCard’s 2015 Global Destination Cities Index, Singapore’s five top feeder markets in order of visitors a...

Building for #health: Better decisions for a be...

usgbc.org 29 Jul '15, 10pm

When USGBC teamed up with the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Healt...

Cities are Built of Steel and Cement. How Can W...

It turns out, for example, that we should not be worrying about plastic bag use (responsible for less than one hundredth o...

Cities are Built of Steel and Cement. How Can W...

It turns out, for example, that we should not be worrying about plastic bag use (responsible for less than one hundredth o...

5 forecasts for the future of African cities @f...

As Africa’s cities continue to experience rapid population growth, they’ll need a system of health care and response mecha...

Tent Of The Future Provides Shelter To Refugees

greenbuildingelements.com 28 Jul '15, 6pm

, the tent of the future is a sturdy hut made from a weatherproof fabric attached to bendable, compressed plastic which ca...

Why Cities Need Youth Innovation for a Low Carb...

Squee Mobile App winning the Jakarta Urban Challenge, with Governor Ahok of Jakarta, Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank and Jo...

Why the Future of the Yieldco Is at Risk #renew...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Jul '15, 2pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

The Future is yours

finishline.com 27 Jul '15, 9pm

With a futuristic look and feel, the Air Jordan Future Low is a versatile sneaker for the court or the streets. Boasting a...

Top 10 Ideas From OuiShare 2015 on The New Shar...

1. Nick Grossman: Bringing Collaborative Platforms to Market Nick Grossman works at the intersection of web platforms and ...

Top 10 Ideas From OuiShare 2015 on The New Shar...

1. Nick Grossman: Bringing Collaborative Platforms to Market Nick Grossman works at the intersection of web platforms and ...

Webinar Roundup: How to Get Started in Vertical...

Last week Sustainable Cities Collective hosted a successful webinar on urban agriculture, in particular indoor and vertica...

Why Cities Need Youth Innovation for a Low Carb...

Squee Mobile App winning the Jakarta Urban Challenge, with Governor Ahok of Jakarta, Muhammad Yunus of Grameen Bank and Jo...