Beating the Heat

A new UNEP handbook on urban planning is intended to help reduce and avoid urban heat islands. Beating the Heat: A Sustainable Cooling Handbook for Cities was launched on November 3rd 2021 at COP26.

2021-11-18T10:05:02+02:00November 18th, 2021|REPORTS, Housing4Europe|

Time to think and do differently – #Housing2030 report by Housing Europe, UNECE and UN-Habitat

#housing2030 - Effective policies for affordable housing in the UNECE region. At least 100 million low and middle-income people in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region are housing cost overburdened; they spend more than 40 per cent of their disposable income on housing. Housing affordability is an important element of the right to adequate housing but is often a challenge for groups of the population facing vulnerabilities.