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APRIL 2020


Special feature on carbon-neutral cities
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, the announcement of 2020 Prize Laureate will be postponed to a later date. | More info

CRAFTING A
CARBON-NEUTRAL CITY


To curtail climate change and its negative impact, more than 100 cities, including Boston, Oslo and Vancouver, have pledged to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or earlier. The cities’ three major targets: emissions from their buildings, transport systems and energy sources. Here’s a look at how cities are shrinking their environmental footprint through tried-and-tested as well as novel initiatives. | Feature story »

10 WAYS CITIES CAN
CUT THEIR EMISSIONS

 
More cities are taking aim at their greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. From energy efficiency gradings for buildings to cooling systems that harness seawater and innovative loans for sustainability projects, these are 10 ways that cities have curtailed their emissions. | Find out more »

CASE STUDY 06:
1-FOR-3 HOUSING POLICY
AT STONE LAKE DISTRICT
 

This innovative relocation housing policy helped 2014 Prize Laureate Suzhou restore the ecological site of Stone Lake and improve the quality of the environment, while also ensuring that the displaced rural farmers meet both their housing and income needs. Read the case study »

— PREVIOUS FEATURES —


On water security ➜ Water-wise - tackling water insecurity
On involving children in urban planning ➜ Child in the city
Case study 05 ➜  Repurposing the public right-of-way
About the Prize
A biennial international award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the creation of liveable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world. | More info »

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Secretariat: Urban Redevelopment Authority
Co-organiser: Centre for Liveable Cities
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