Heat waves and floods have frequently hit the headlines in the news in 2018-19, and there is no indication that this will end soon but might get a lot worse. Climate change has increased the strength and frequency of both extreme heat and extreme precipitation worldwide, but still surprisingly little is being done about it considering the social and physical impact caused by … [Read more...] about Are Cities like Boiling Frogs?
The difference between working together or working independently to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals–or SDGs —is becoming clearer as the climate and environment are getting more complex. In other words, sustainable development and climate change adaptation go together like stripes on a zebra. P4G, which stands for Partnering for Green Growth and Global Goals 2030, … [Read more...] about Going Green together: How can P4G Acceleration Partnerships promote development in Latin American cities?
In many countries, you will often hear people start a conversation by talking about the weather. The typical explanation for this is that weather is such a neutral topic that it is relatively safe to use it as an opening line. But, to what extent is this changing? Climate change is a variation in the “average weather,” which scientifically refers to the statistical … [Read more...] about Two ways that cities can adapt to climate change
There is no silver-bullet towards sustainability, and every city is unique as well as are its stakeholders. But there are many fundamental concepts that can be followed in the process and a lot of inspiration to share and learn from when it comes to practical solutions that have worked well. As the challenges world-wide are mainly caused by the same underlying issues, such as … [Read more...] about Sharing Nordic Solutions to Global Challenges