A quick Q&A with Lea Jordan, Programme Manager at Cross Innovation Hub (Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft). What is your most surprising prediction about cities? Lea Jordan I feel like there are certain predictions that many of us can agree on, such as huge changes in terms of mobility… Read More »‘A change of perspective always sparks new ideas’ – Q&A with Lea Jordan
What is your most surprising prediction about cities? Lea Jordan I feel like there are certain predictions that many of us can agree on, such as huge changes in terms of mobility (car-free cities, 15-minute-cities, etc.). As well as the future of city centers and… Read More »‘A change of perspective always sparks new ideas.’ – Q&A with Lea Jordan
A Quick Q&A with Katherine Richardson, Professor at Københavns Universitet and Leader of the Sustainability Science Center. What is the most important research you have been working on? Earth System Science – It’s about seeing the Earth as one system, and understanding the interactions between… Read More »‘In 2050, our kids will no longer know what rubbish is….’
COVID-19 has not made Climate Change go away. That said, the lockdown of cities has had an immediate effect on our climate: Production slowed down. Traffic on the streets vanished. Planes grounded. Satellite pictures over China show that pollution decreased within the first week after… Read More »Climate Change: 70% of global CO₂ comes from cities
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]200+ applications from almost 20 countries around the world came in, vying for a place in the 2020 Urbantech program. An impressive haul during these testing times. Thank you to all who helped spread the word. And especially of course to those who threw their… Read More »Urbantech 2020 applications
Given the developments in the last couple of weeks, one question rises to the top: ‘how can we develop resilient cities?’ Cities have to be prepared for health crises like pandemics, but also other threats like climate change, natural disasters or cyber attacks in the… Read More »How to develop resilient cities?