Xiongan: a new economic and urban area near Beijing
After Pudong (Shanghai), the Chinese authorities are launching the creation of the country’s second-largest economic area located near Beijing. The aim is to offer a harmonious urban development model to promote growth.
Belagavi urban forest in India, an antidote to climate change
To combat the drought that has been striking the eastern part of India for several years, citizens have taken the initiative of creating a host of green spaces in their city of 4.8 million inhabitants.
Renewable energy cheaper than fossil fuels within a decade
The transition to 100% renewable energy is a realistic prospect for the majority of experts questioned by the Renewable Energy Policy Network (REN21).
On course for 2030: more renewable energy in district heating and cooling
The latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) recommends increasing the share of renewable energy in urban district heating and cooling by 2030.
22,890 billion dollars invested on behalf of sustainable development worldwide in 2016
This is the record figure announced by the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA). This figure marks a 25% increase since 2014.
An international project to produce drinking water in Masdar
Masdar’s research institute (United Arab Emirates) and the University of Manchester (United Kingdom) are gearing into action to develop new membrane desalination techniques based on graphene*.
Over 400 professionals are expected at the Shared Valued Leadership Summit at the Conrad...