Sustainable urbanisation where cities are accessible, green and fair
Urban development worldwide needs to shift towards greater sustainability. This means adjusting resource flows to reduce their climatic impact and safeguard them while making towns and cities socioculturally resilient, economically successful and democratically, effectively governed.
- Programtid: 2010-2019
- Finansiering: Mistra is investing 79 MSEK (limit amounts for the period stated above)
- Programvärd: Chalmers University of Technology
Sustainable Accessibility and Mobility Services
- Programtid: 2016–2020
- Finansiering: SEK 40 million over four years
- Programvärd: KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (Mistra) invites research groups, jointly with other partners, to submit proposals for a new research programme on mobility and accessibility. The purpose of Mistra’s initiative is to foster development of mobility and accessibility in a direction that drives sustainable development of society. The programme is intended to be interdisciplinary, to take a comprehensive view and to be based on the need for behavioural changes, with in-depth study of specific areas.
WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE? It has become evident that global warming is currently the most serious threat to the environment. Anthropogenic emissions of CO2 are the largest contributor to the problem. Because a large share of CO2 emissions comes from transportation, measures must be taken in this sector. Emission reductions can be achieved, for example, […]
- Programtid: 2006–2014
- Finansiering: Mistra 20 MSEK
- Programvärd: Volvo Technology AB