Air con uses lots of energy – try these things first.
Poorly regulated housing is leading to more greenhouse gas emissions through energy loss, increased energy requirements and greater exposure to weather extremes.
Seen from above, parts of our cities now have very little green space, and we’re losing the green corridors that enable wildlife to move between the remaining urban habitats.
North America’s 2021 extreme heat event should compel governments to scale innovations from leading cities and countries to advance resilient, restorative and renewable cities.
During heatwaves, the highest temperatures are often found in urbanized areas. Small green spaces are often overlooked as a way to cool urban areas.
There is a growing interest in planting small trees in urban areas. However, large trees have significant advantages.
The best way to experience a rainforest canopy is by crane - and researchers have made full use of Australia’s first canopy crane.
David Attenborough’s new BBC documentary The Green Planet shows plants are stranger than they first appear.
To protect urban trees, it’s important to reduce the impact from construction. Advance planning and close supervision can help.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the lack of green space available to those living in urban areas. Cities must be managed as ecosystems to make them more liveable and resilient.