With a Covid-era ban now in place, this seemingly banal item has unexpectedly become one of Spain’s most notable and high-profile cultural victims of the pandemic to date.
Pre-pandemic, cycling was banned on 22 streets, including a majority of the city's main thoroughfares. Today, citizens are taking it up in droves.
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The financial fallout from Covid-19 is starting to affect local governments' renewable-energy transition plans and climate action efforts.
Frustrated by the status quo, more and more young people are running for local government, where they believe they can effect progressive change.
A Philippines city prepared for natural-disaster-prone Manila aims to succeed where Japan has failed.
Australia needs to build an extra 50,000 houses each year to meet demand. Current policy is making it awfully hard to do so.
Years after the crisis began, the damaging health and environmental impacts of oil bunkering persist in the city of Port Harcourt. Why isn't the government fixing the problem?
A global green construction boom could help struggling economies emerge stronger from the pandemic but will require a radical rethink of this polluting material.