Tuesday, December 15th, 2009
In partnership with Metropolis, the global cities association, Cisco and the Connected Urban Development partnership have developed a publication, Cities in Action for Climate Change, that sets out the extent of actions which cities take towards applying innovative applications of technology to enable sustainable cities.
This publication by the Metropolis International Institute and Cisco, provides an overview of what some of the most insightful cities have been doing over the last few years to address climate change with concrete solutions. These span Metropolis member cities, those in the Connected Urban Development program, and other proactive and innovative cities across the world.
With an introduction by Metropolis and Cisco, the publication is intended as a repository of publically available information on sustainability programs by cities across the world. Cities in Action for Climate Change is intended to serve as insight and inspiration into the wide ranging and innovative approaches being taken by cities off various sizes, geographies, and cultures to respond to their local sustainability imperatives, and to highlight the global leadership being taken by cities to respond to global climate change challenges.
This publication complements the forward looking survey of global cities, Urban Innovation for Sustainability, also published at this time.