Something as ordinary and pleasant as walking on the street on a summer day could become a risky activity in many cities around the world. The reason? Everything suggests that if we don't act quickly, our cities will become too hot to allow it. Consequently, this will negatively impact the productivity of our municipalities, the quality of life of those who reside in them, and … [Read more...] about How will climate change impact cities in Latin America and the Caribbean?
Income level is one of the most important factors determining the quality of housing. However, studies show that, even at the same income level, female-headed households, or those composed of diverse populations, are more likely to be inadequately housed. The causes behind this overrepresentation are complex and multiple. For example, women suffer disadvantages in the labor … [Read more...] about Why do we need a gender and diversity approach to address the housing deficit?