What makes a great city?
It is a pressing question because by 2030, 5 billion people—60 percent of the world’s population—will live in cities, compared with 3.6 billion today, turbocharging the world’s economic growth.
Preserving the environment should be national concern: Dadgou
The head of Karaj City council in Tree Planting Day said that preserving the environment should be national concern.
Investment for Sustainable Growth
The big disappointment in the world economy today is the low rate of investment. In the years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, growth in high-income countries was propelled by spending on housing and private consumption.
Smart city will provide sustainability in urban development: Deputy
Karaj deputy mayor asserted that sustainable urban development is one of the most fundamental issues which have been on top priorities for managers. He added that smart cities has a fundamental role in realizing urban development sustainability.
How Trees Make Cities Healthier
Last May, I had the dubious fortune of visiting Mumbai, India during the city’s hottest month on record. Temperatures remained at over 40°C (104°F) for days at time. The difference between standing in the shade of a tree and standing in full sunlight was like night and day.