Parks


Copenhagen’s green future is built on the rooftops

Author | Diana Pardo Urban allotments, flowers, aromatic plants, bushes, viewpoints and even trails, form part of the rooftops in the city of Copenhagen. Because, apart from being the largest city in Denmark, with a population of two million, the Nordic country is a fine global example of environmental sustainability. Its goals ...
heat island effect in a city

Heatwaves and urban heat islands: what are cities to do?

Author | Esther Fuldauer This past month of June has seen a new episode of scorching heat, as a bubble of hot air was drawn northward by winds from North Africa. Cities across Europe saw how temperatures were driven up to 45ºC. These episodes of extreme weather are only going to become ...