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Climate Action in Australia – are we doing enough?

Australia ranks last in the world in climate action, according to the latest Sustainable Development (SD)...

Carbon Neutral Cities: Mission Impossible?

In 2014, a collection of leading global cities formed the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA). This...

Sustainable Cities: 12 Solutions All Cities Can Use

Melbourne as an idealised green city created by Damon Gameau for the 2040 film. https://www.thecultureconcept.com/2040-focusing-on-proactive-solutions-fact-based-dreaming

Vertical Farming: The Urban Plant Factories

Vertical farming is growing crops in vertically stacked layers under controlled conditions. These farms usually grow...
Conservation Areas Africa

Conservation Areas: Creating Peace Parks across Africa

Conservation areas are a way to preserve biodiversity. Biodiversity loss due to human-caused climate change is...
urban slum

Urban Slums: How to Sustainably Fix the Problem

Urban slums are called different things in different places. Favelas in Brazil, townships in South Africa,...
Culture

Modern World Globalisation: Challenges on Culture

Globalisation elicits mixed opinions. Is it good for us? Or is it a bad thing? One...
Kiruna becomes a sustainable city

Kiruna: How to Move a city and Make It Sustainable

Kiruna has to move. Home to the largest iron ore mine in the world, fractures in...

Unpacking Packaging: What are Container Deposit Schemes?

Container deposit schemes encourage us to recycle. They work by collecting drink containers and giving refunds...
green space with a lake for the community

Green Spaces and Community Health – Returning to our Roots

Before we migrated to a modern lifestyle, we were hunters surrounded by nature. Humans have been...

Urban Heat Islands: How we can cool our cities

Many large cities across the world are in danger of becoming all but unlivable due to...
Bus stops for bees

Why one city has built bus stops for bees

What do bees and bus stops have to do with each other you ask? Well, continue...
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