LSE Cities, a programme of the London School of Economics, recently published a series of three reports that demonstrate how cities are vital in achieving sustainable economic growth and climate action on a global scale.
I recently attended The Nature Conservancy’s Global Water Summit in Chicago, where TNC, in partnership with C40 and the International Water Association released a landmark piece of research that assesses vulnerability to water stress in the world’s 500 largest cities.
Copenhagen is now home to Europe’s largest laboratory for smart streetlighting solutions. The DOLL Living Lab, which opened in September 2014, allows buyers of lighting solutions to see and compare LED-lamps and solutions from different companies.
C40’s Director of Research, Measurement & Planning Seth Schultz recently spoke at KDD at Bloomberg, a conference focused on accelerating the impact of research on core societal issues. At the conference, Seth sat down to explain C40, the importance of data, and our favorite question: why cities?