As Belfast launches its first Climate Plan, the city’s Resilience Commissioner Grainia Long describes the importance of sound analysis, the potential of ‘multiple problems solvers’, and the power of genuine collaboration.
Grainia Long
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Belfast City Council

We spoke to Cllr Clyde Loakes, Deputy Leader of Waltham Forest Council, about how the borough has been a pioneer for LTNs. In this interview he explains why ‘mini Hollands’ are so important, gives some insight to councils looking to do the same, and urges government to pick up the pace.
Cllr. Clyde Loakes
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Waltham Forest Council

Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone goes live in June 2021. We spoke to the councillor overseeing the progressive new measure, Cllr Waseem Zaffar. He spoke about his wish for the city once at the heart of the Industrial Revolution to be sought after for its clean air
Jonny Wilkinson
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UK100

As we publish our Resilient Recovery Declaration and research on the retrofit army needed to reach Net Zero, Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees talks about the need to build resilience into our cities.
Mayor Marvin Rees
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Bristol City Council

Declaration of action from local leaders and mayors to the UK government Spending Review consultation for a resilient recovery enabling ambitious local action towards Net Zero
Resiliant Recovery Taskforce
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UK100

If the term ‘Smart Cities’ feels like it’s been around for ages that’s probably because it has. Although local authorities are starting to understand what smart cities are, confusion still abounds – they are not one size fits all as a smart city is essentially a set of building blocks brought together to deliver additional value. The challenge is knowing which blocks to bring together, when, why, and how.
Polly Billington
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UK100

The most ambitious new DH scheme under construction in the country.
George Munson
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Leeds City Council