While the pandemic temporarily cleared the skies, it offered one of the best glimpses of what a pollution-free future could look like and introduced us to urban air quality economics.
PEAK Urban researchers share insights on how city transport can recover more equitably and sustainably than before.
As cities navigate how to revive their economy while curbing the spread of coronavirus, understanding how and why restrictions work is critical, says Samuel Heroy.
Edwar Calderón explains the challenges ahead for the new Temporary Statute of Protection for Venezuelan Migrants in Colombia.
Juan Carlos Duque takes stock of the PEAK Colombian teams successes so far and what more can be achieved in our final year.
Anthropologist Bhawani Buswala investigates the long-term impacts of COVID on rickshaw drivers in Delhi
Rosaleen Cunningham hears from PEAK colleagues about their current favourite urban reads.
Sylvia Croese explains efforts to adress the lack of data available to inform the kind of decisions that would make cities more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.
Rishika Rangarajan and André Neto-Bradley look at why solid biomass fuels are still being used globally, despite seriously affecting the health of already vulnerable people.
COVID-19 shows us that the safety net in India’s cities is a patchwork, its threads worn and in need of repair says Gautam Bhan. Is it time to reimagine social protection?
New PEAK research examines how informal workers have coped during the pandemic, and what can be done to ensure their livelihoods aren’t forgotten.
The PEAK Urban researcher explains how he applied mobility studies to a terrorist organisation, why it matters when creating sustainable cities, and the lessons learned for policymakers.