Tag: Green Cities

cities and global warming and climate change

Boost Public Health, Resilience Green space in towns and cities could lead to significant and sustained improvements in mental health, finds a new study published in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology. Analyzing data that followed people over a five year period, the research has found that moving to a greener area not only improves people’s […]

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greener cities

Banks Back Sustainable Cities Citi has been involved in a project in Brazil that demonstrates how cities can be more sustainable. For three weeks in April, myself and Derek Rego, from transaction banking, worked in Porto Alegre, the capital and largest city in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, with a population of […]

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cities and global warming and climate change

Resources For Sustainable Cities Cities around the world are under pressure. Budgets are tight. Growth is necessary. Demands and costs are escalating. Extreme weather is taking its toll. Efficiency and sustainability are priorities, but where should they start to balance the moving pieces? Civic leaders have a new resource in the fight to achieve prosperity […]

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cities and global warming and climate change

Green Cities 10. Bogotá, Colombia In recent years, Bogotá has drastically improved its reputation, moving from a city plagued with organized crime and poverty to one that is renowned for its green living and sustainability. The capital city of Colombia boasts an efficient public transport system, more than 1,100 urban green spaces and hundreds of […]

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