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If the green deal is to be a success, investment in energy efficiency must be coupled with resident education. It’s all about changing our behaviour, explains Steve Malone
Fiona Mannion explains how a European project is furthering the exchange of best practice to help towns and cities adapt to climate change
Fed up with traffic-choked streets, local people in an area of north-west London have drawn up a vision for improving their neighbourhood. Scott Elliot Adams describes how Harlesden’s town charter came about
From floods in Memphis to wildfires in Lancashire, extreme weather conditions are on the rise. As climate change gathers pace and the vulnerability of communities in urban areas becomes more apparent, a new database of local responses provides some answers
This is Regather, a trading co-operative which aims to mutualise a chunk of Sheffield’s local economy
David Cameron has cited Swedish and Spanish co-operative schools as models for public service mutuals in this country. But a new report from Co-operativesUK finds the UK has a long way to go if it is to mirror international experiences of public service delivery by co-operatives.
The most comprehensive audit of green infrastructure ever undertaken by a UK city has revealed some surprising results, as Liverpool Council’s head of planning Nigel Lee explains.
Irmelind Kirchner and Clare Goff explore the different approaches being taken in Japan to deal with its shrinking and ageing population
Local authorities are expected to play a leading role in reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. New research suggests their primary challenge is to win communities over, as Michael Peters explains