Governments looking to boost jobs, economic productivity and public health should ensure infrastructure investment in cities is low carbon, according to a new study for the Coalition for Urban Transitions by experts at the University of Leeds. The research team assessed over 700 studies. They found that directing investments into low carbon projects in cities…
Some east African cities are growing ten times faster than cities in other, wealthier parts of the world and there’s a compelling economic case for ensuring such development is low carbon, writes Sarah Colenbrander, Andrew Sudmant and Andy Gouldson from the University of Leeds in The Conversation (22.03.2016). Researchers studied a range of measures that…