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
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Climate change may be a global problem, but many of the solutions will be driven by individuals and communities.
That’s why Community Forests Northwest, on behalf of Liverpool City Council, have developed an online facility for training community groups about climate change adaptation.
As poverty in Toronto’s residential tower blocks becomes increasingly more concentrated, campaigners are calling for a collaborative approach to the issue. Clare Goff reports.
Slashed council budgets are leading to more public spaces being placed in the hands of local people. Clare Goff looks at a new guide that explains how it’s done.
Rather than simply closing children’s centres and other community facilities for short-term savings, why not create hubs for people of all ages and reap long-term rewards? Stephen Burke explains
Ray Worsnop explains how, with a bit of 3D trickery, you can tackle the blight of empty shops
Local authorities need residents on board now more than ever as they reshape local services. After a slow start, has the time for neighbourhood agreements finally arrived?
Japan’s rapidly ageing population demands new approaches in its cities. Patsy Dell and Sarah Longlands look at a development that’s grappling with the issue
What can we learn from the winners of the annual Urbanism Awards?
Anthony Woods Waters reports on a burgeoning relationship between the US city of Little Rock and Newcastle upon Tyne