In the second part of his monthly Cheat Sheet roundup of sustainability news, Oliver Balch reports on the C40 World Mayors Summit and new science showing that food that is good for people is also good for the planet
Mark Watts of C40 Cities says this week’s IPCC report showing the danger of temperature rises exceeding 1.5°C offers an opportunity to transform cities into places that are both less polluted and more equitable
With increasing EV ownership failing to make a dent in transport emissions, Governor Jerry Brown is hoping that next month’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco will unlock solutions. Michael Levitin reports
AVs have been hailed by groups like the WBCSD as the answer to sustainable mobility, but unless they are part of new shared public-private transport models they could just lead to more cars on the roads. Mark Hillsdon reports
The battle against global warming will be either won or lost in cities. To introduce our briefing on cities and climate change we look at why they will have to collaborate with the private sector to meet steep cuts in emissions
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