The ‘Can-do-Cities’ initiative is showing how local actions have the potential to save as much as £7 billion each year across the 50 largest cities in the UK – that’s equivalent to £300 per year for every person in each of these cities – and create more than 90,000 years of extra employment.
Renewable energy is driving profound changes in cities. It’s happening much more quickly than was expected even five years ago. Yet land use planning has seemingly begun to lag behind. What challenges and actions must planners consider for the renewable energy transition to be effective?