28 Feb 2018

Urban green space provides multiple benefits to city dwellers— both human and non-human. These ‘nature-based solutions’ include mitigating urban heat and stormwater runoff, providing biodiversity habitat and contributing to human health and wellbeing, and social and cultural processes, which are key elements in creating ecological cities.

Chapter
01 Oct 2017

Walking, often combined with public transport, provides a critical opportunity for young people to lead independent lives. Suburban environments that are difficult to walk around or to use public transport leave many young people reliant on parents or others to drive them.

Report
03 Sep 2016

The series of publications review the most successful sustainable practices, resulted in ecological, economic and social benefits from the implemented projects in energy efficiency in the residential buildings, municipal heating, construction and in general in housing and community utilities.

Fact sheet
06 Sep 2018

Community Development Block Grants – Disaster Relief, or CDBG-DR, are allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to affected states and local governments to aid long-term recovery of community infrastructure following major disasters.

Policy
20 Mar 2019

This strategy shows how Auckland Council, corporate partners and community groups are planning towards increasing the average canopy cover from 18 to 30 per cent.

Strategy
10 Dec 2015

The "biophilic architecture" design approach asserts that humans have an innate connection with nature that can assist to make buildings and cities more effective to live in.

Article
27 Nov 2018

Cooling hot suburbs, low tech ways to save energy in pools and breakthroughs in wastewater treatments were highlights at the recent CRC for Low Carbon Living conference last week in Adelaide. Each pointed to the sound body of evidence underpinning good urban planning decision.

Article
17 Jul 2017

ATLANTA , GA , CITY/TOWN/VILLAGE LEVEL , IN FORCE
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This is a case study of how Green building LEED Silver certification caused Sustainable development design standards to be amended. 

Policy
10 Sep 2018

The powerpoint presentation gives an overview of how resilience could align with USGBC's mission. Outline of the resilience-enhancing strategies within LEED and each of GBCI's rating systems, links to USGBC resilience collateral, etc. LEED, PEER, SITES, RELi, GRESB and LEED for Cities (including STAR).

Presentation
16 Sep 2016

This seminar reviews the latest changes to the 2016 NYCECC.

Video
20 Jun 2017

This page visualised the key data for  'Green Growth Indicators 2017' report, by allowing users to compare the air pollution, carbon production, land resources and green innovation in between OECD countries.
 

Data portal
07 Aug 2018

Slide presentation capturing a broad spectrum of industry-based energy efficiency policies. Energy efficiency options for the building sector include regulation, information and incentives. 
 
 

Presentation