Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2014 Mayors Challenge has selected its five winning cities. The Mayors Challenge is an ideas competition that encourages cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life and that have the potential to spread to other cities. The grand prize of €5m was won by Barcelona. The city aims […]

LSE Cities and the LSE Department of Government are pleased to announce that the London School of Economics and Political Science has appointed Dame Tessa Jowell as a Professor of Practice on a part-time basis. Professor Jowell will be working with both LSE Cities and the Department of Government in a range of academic and […]

The New Climate Economy, a global partnership of research institutes has published its report, Better Growth, Better Climate: The New Climate Economy Report. A central focus of the report is on the role of cities and urbanisation as part of a new climate economy . This forms the core theme of the cities workstream, which is led by LSE Cities’ Graham Floater and Philipp Rode. The report was […]