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LA appoints its first City Forest Officer

LA appoints its first City Forest Officer

The post has been created to oversee the growth of Los Angeles’ urban forest and help the city reach its goal to plant 90,000 trees by 2021.

Miami strengthens its inner urban core

Miami strengthens its inner urban core

Green infrastructure, living shorelines and resilient design are among the recommendations announced by the city to insure against the impact of climate change and encourage smart growth.

UN calls for investments in green infrastructure

UN calls for investments in green infrastructure

Member states want to see the rise of ecosystem-based solutions to help prevent environmental disasters and mitigate climate change as well as reduce their harmful effects.

Green development bank proposed for cities

Green development bank proposed for cities

C40 Cities and the Overseas Development Institute are inviting feedback on a proposal for a new finance institution that would help cities fund green initiatives.

Pilot demonstrates effectiveness of green infrastructure

Pilot demonstrates effectiveness of green infrastructure

The City Tech Collaborative project integrated Internet of Things technology with sustainable flood prevention

Valuing Sydney’s urban forest

Valuing Sydney’s urban forest

Increased tree canopy boosts Sydney property values but trees are often forgotten or undervalued