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London

On March 6, 2016 By

Much is said about the dominance of London in the UK economy. The disparity of incomes and wealth regarding the rest of the UK is often thought […]

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Chelmsford made a city!

On March 14, 2012 By

I am impressed that the blog has made such an impact for my home town to be made a city!

I have always thought it was a city […]

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Which is the biggest city in the world? And why is such a simple question so difficult to answer?

If you search on the internet for the […]

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A continent that had fewer than 500,000 urban dwellers may have 1.3 billion by 2050.

The result being shown is ‘..oceans of poverty surrounding islands of wealth’ reports […]

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Outdoor air pollution in cities

On September 26, 2011 By

A new report from the World Health Organisation reveals strong links between wealth and climate.

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And a […]

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Another excellent TED lecture – do the world’s politicians ever watch these?

This one looks at the need to develop communities within cities.  Take 10 minutes to watch […]

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Why buildings matter

On July 16, 2011 By

Making homes and offices more efficient and sustainable has a direct impact on our environment and the way we live.

Winston Churchill once said: “We shape our buildings; […]

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The following site has a number of short examples of sustainable transport in cities from around the world.  These cover a wide range of alternatives.

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