Be the change: How Southeast Asian cities are reimagining citizen-driven climate action

The need for ambitious and inclusive climate action is urgent. With the climate crisis accelerating at an unprecedented rate, the question is no longer what needs to be done, but how our actions can be most effective and efficient.  There is no simple solution to the climate emergency. Climate action is an iterative process of 

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Playing green: Co-creating accessible, eco-friendly spaces for Hanoi’s children

When a city’s population triples in twenty years’ time, essential services need extra attention. In the case of Hanoi – Vietnam’s sprawling capital and Northern cultural anchor – preserving lush green space alongside economic growth requires collaborative, deliberate efforts.  Improving green spaces is vital to Hanoi’s future. Greenery has innumerable benefits to city dwellers that 

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Becoming a model climate action city: The journey of Pasig, Philippines

When the whole world agrees to keep temperature from rising beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, how, exactly, is one city supposed to act?  This question is at the heart of Ambitious City Promises (ACP), a 4.5 year-long project aiming to actualize the Paris Agreement’s high-level goals for local governments in Southeast Asia. Frameworks to bring global 

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