16 Jul 2018

Urban trees and woodlands provide a wide range of ecosystem services (ES) to society, for example, flood risk reduction, air purification, and moderation of urban heat islands. Despite this, local government budgets for tree planting and maintenance have declined in many cities throughout the world.

Journal article
11 Mar 2019

This report aims to help policymakers identify what options could be included in a low-cost policy package (a combination of policies, measures, and technologies) to achieve Mexico´s Greenhouse Gas abatement targets and a more ambitious emissions trajectory, along with the benefits associated with both.

Report
02 May 2019

In this report, the Committee on Climate Change recommends a new emissions target for the UK: net-zero greenhouse gases by 2050.

Report
21 Sep 2018

Urban stakeholders have a key role as end-users in the transition to a renewable and more resilient energy system. The Melbourne Renewable Energy Project (MREP) is an innovative procurement model through which urban stakeholders across sectors are procuring renewable electricity in collaboration.

Report
11 Mar 2019

This report argues that, with a well-managed 'just transition', the north of England has the potential to become the new heartland for a low-carbon energy economy.

Report
25 Feb 2019

Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuels and industry increased by 2.2% per year on average between 2005 and 2015. Global emissions need to peak and decline rapidly to limit climate change to well below 2 °C of warming, which is one of the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Journal article
16 Oct 2013

The Sydney Opera House draws tourists to Sydney and Australia that may not otherwise visit. This report assesses the economic, cultural, brand and digital value of the Sydney Opera House. 

Report
27 Feb 2018

This report presents evidences that urban stakeholders need to guide and make the case for climate action.

Report
05 Oct 2017

First adopted in 2007, and most recently renewed in 2015, New Mexico’s Sustainable Building Tax Credit supports the greening of many building types across the state. Released in October, 2017, this case study captures the impacts of this landmark policy and highlights the context and people that helped to create and sustain this nation-leading green building policy.

Policy report
05 Sep 2018

Charlotte is the first city in the United States to make a commitment to adopting the circular economy as a public sector strategy.

Policy report
18 May 2018

This paper seeks to show how one emerging nation can model an operational sustainability policy.

Journal article