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Smog über Hongkong. Foto: Pixel

Post-carbon futures – Making the City of Tomorrow

About two thirds of all Europeans and over three quarters of Germans now live in cities…and their number is continuously increasing. Urbanization is a... more
„Früher hatte man nur eine einzige Möglichkeit, sich in die Kommunalpolitik einzumischen: Indem man zur Wahl ging“, sagt Jochen Franzke. Foto: Christian Schwier/Fotolia

“Not Without Us!” – New forms of participatory democracy enrich local policy

Water cannons roll, batons are swung, tear gas is in the air. The Stuttgart Palace Gardens have changed into a place of violence, chaos, rage and... more