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30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.

Mayors back global climate strike as citizens flag crisis as number-one issue

Mayors back global climate strike as citizens flag crisis as number-one issue

Mayors voice their support and public say climate crisis is the most important issue, ahead of migration, terrorism and the economy.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

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.

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.

New sensor could help buildings re-open faster after earthquakes

New sensor could help buildings re-open faster after earthquakes

Following two back-to-back earthquakes in southern California, a new tool could see critical buildings re-open faster while Los Angeles has launched new initiatives to help citizens prepare.