The circular economy is a core concept in the sustainability agenda and contributes to the achievement of several Sustainable Development Goals. But what exactly is the circular economy, and how can we apply it in real life?
For the 11th session this week, we will focus on “Towards the Pandemic-Resilient City”. We will have Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer, Risk Management Solutions (RMS), and Daniel Stander, Global Managing Director, Risk Management Solutions (RMS) who will share a range of ideas and examples on pandemic risk management, for both the immediate future and longer-term. They will be joined by Mahesh Harhare, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pune, India to share Pune’s experience so far, and how data has helped the city moving forward.
17 May 2020 - City leaders are taking note. Amid the destruction of lives and the global economy, the pandemic is offering cities the unprecedented opportunity to restructure society sustainably and equitably
17 May 2020 - The COVID-19 curve is rising in many global south cities, and city authorities are facing increasing pressure from citizens to find a sustainable path for containing the virus. This means finding intermediate containment options that can allow people to earn a living, particularly workers in the informal economy and others on daily wages while slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Given the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our cities, and specifically its implications for sustainable urban mobility, EUROCITIES organised a city-to-city online dialogue on mobility measures currently adopted in European cities in response to COVID-19. Full video available above.
Covid-19 has changed the way we live, work and play. With the World Cities Summit (WCS) rescheduled to 20 – 24 June 2021, the CLC Webinar Series: Cities Adapting to a Disrupted World takes WCS 2021’s theme to explore how cities can respond in an increasingly volatile world
05 May 2020 - Some observers now predict, or hope, that covid-19 will transform cities. History suggests that it is foolish to bet against big cities. Repeated terrible outbreaks of plague and cholera barely delayed the growth of London or Paris. If covid-19 can be run to ground in a couple of years, the urban fabric might not change much.
05 May 2020 - The economic toll of the coronavirus is forcing cities and states to redirect money away from projects that provide climate resilience, in a shift that threatens to tackle one crisis at the expense of another.