Updates about content and related news on Sustainable Places.
18 January 2010
A symposium at University College London on 12 May on the case for and against street trees.
11 November 2009
CABE is calling for a switch in public spending from grey projects, like road building and heavy engineering projects, to green schemes like street trees, parks, green roofs and waterways.
20 August 2009
Watch the video presentations given by Edward McMahon and William McDonough at the ParkCity conference.
29 July 2009
A new consultation explores whether local government has the powers it needs to meet today’s challenges, including climate change.
23 June 2009
The latest climate projections for the UK – UKCP09 - provide an important new resource for local authorities to underpin their strategic and spatial planning.
8 June 2009
Cities will put sustainability at the heart of everything they do, insists Leeds City Council’s joint leader Richard Brett – but he says they need the freedom and the resources to get on with the job.
15 May 2009
Hammerson PLC is one of Europe’s leading developers and commercial real estate managers. One of the company’s guiding principles for promoting long-term growth is the adoption of sustainable practices company-wide. How much difference is this making in practice?
17 April 2009
Majora Carter, activist and founder of Sustainable South Bronx, a non-profit environmental justice organisation. She was behind the creation of the first new waterfront park in South Bronx for 60 years, and is a leading promoter of green jobs.
8 April 2009
It is 100 years since Shackleton’s expedition to the South Pole. His ad in The Times read: ‘MEN WANTED for a hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful, honour and recognition in case of success’.
8 April 2009
CABE’s new report is the distillation of the two-year research programme behind this website.
CABE and Urban Practitioners
with the cities of Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Sheffield