[New publication] Urban Sustainability: From Theory Influences to Practical Agendas

by Maria Spiliotopoulou and Mark Roseland. Journal: MDPI Sustainability. Published September 4th, 2020 Abstract Achieving sustainability goals is complex and requires policy coherence; yet effective action for structural change has been elusive partly because global issues must be primarily addressed…

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Connected city streets mean healthier residents and communities

Repost from The Conversation. Published August 20, 2020. By Chris Barrington-Leigh, Associate professor, Health and Social Policy and the School of Environment, McGill University, and Adam Millard-Ball, Associate professor, Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. In the midst of…

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Europe’s cities are leading the fight against xenophobia and the climate crisis

By Ada Colau, Mayor of Barcelona. Friday March 6, 2020 Repost from The Guardian Conservative politicians have long declared there is no alternative to capitalism. Many of capitalism’s cruelties, from housing crises and crumbling public amenities to increasingly precarious forms…

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How cities can add accessible green space in a post-coronavirus world

Repost from: The Conversation. Published: June 11, 2020 3.40pm EDT By: Ryan Plummer, Professor, Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University; Darby McGrath, Adjunct professor, Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University; and Sivajanani Sivarajah, Research Associate, Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson…

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