Afghan UD Minister presents Urban National Priority Programme

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KABUL: The Minister of Urban Development and Housing Syed Sadat Mansoor Naderi presented a comprehensive Urban National Priority Programme (U-NPP) at the Special Meeting...

Mexico City Prioritizes Building Efficiency with New Regulations

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MEXICO: Mexico City’s Environmental Ministry (SEDEMA), headed by Secretary of the Environment Tanya Müller García, announced the final publication of updated construction regulations for...

Globally half of the businesses are ignoring SDGs

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LONDON: One year on from the adoption of the SDGs and most businesses are not engaging, say survey, despite experts pointing to the economic...

Paris climate targets to cost Asia $300 billion a year

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Johannesburg embraces sustainable planning JOHANNESBURG: The City of Johannesburg presented Johannesburg’s Spatial Development Framework 2040 (SDF) at the 2016 South African Planning Institute (SAPI) Conference...

Designing cities to combat climate change possible: Study

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INDIANA (USA): Urban planners can take steps to reduce the heat cities may experience from climate change, but there would be other consequences and...

Good News: CO2 emissions didn’t go up

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A recent report by the International Energy Agency shows energy-related emissions of CO2 stalled for the second year in a row as renewable energy...