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  1. The UN issues an urgent call to arms to the world to fight climate change such as rising sea levels

    Commentary: Rising sea levels and sinking land are hitting big cities but the solution is far from simple

    Cities like Shanghai and Jakarta have to think of urgent measures to mitigate the twin terrors of rising seas and sinking land, say two UK ...
  2. CNA Correspondent: Climate Change: Manila's Challenge
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    CNA Correspondent: Climate Change: Manila's Challenge

    The rapid expansion of cities often comes at a cost to the surrounding environment. CNA Correspondent looks at the delicate balance between ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: People ride bicycles in the Rue de Rivoli in a warm and sunny day in Paris

    Commentary: Bike lanes and housing in the CBD? Here’s how COVID-19 could transform cities

    The pandemic has accelerated the pace of urban innovation, compressing what would have taken years into months or even weeks, says Carlo Ratti and ...
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    Commentary: People love walking and cycling. So why aren't more ditching their cars?

    While cycling and walking have enormous benefits, the freedom of travel offered by cars will be hard to replace, says this observer.
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    Commentary: A rising China is leaving behind rural villages

    But thankfully, a new wave of architects have been looking at preserving rural heritage, says University of Sheffield's Xiang Ren.
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    Commentary: London's air pollution is affecting children's lung development

    There are positive signs that air pollution levels in London's low-emission traffic zones are falling, and more needs to be done to arrest the ...
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    Commentary: In London, better to walk than drive or wait for a bus

    Walking to your destination if the journey is short may be a smarter choice given possible delays and crowds, say two observers.
  8. Berlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms,

    Commentary: Lessons on regulating Airbnb from a UK city

    Units being used for short term-rentals are plenty in Manchester, a city that is struggling to build affordable housing, causing concerns among ...