UP2030 – Why Social Equity Matters in cities’ response to climate change

January 11, 2024

Cities are one of the major contributors to climate change. At the same time, the whole urban ecosystem and the people living in cities are severely impacted by the consequences of climate change. Often, vulnerable groups are disproportionally affected in climate crisis.


Therefore, finding solutions that allow cities to adapt to climate change and minimize their emissions in an equitable way is crucial. UP2030 adopts a holistic approach of integral climate and socially inclusive planning to support the ecological, economic and social sustainable development of the 10 participating cities.


Under the context of UP2030 project, our partners from Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO provided a very interesting blog post which presents project's action plan towards climate-neutral and socially innovative cities.


Read the full post here.