The platform allows local residents to suggest ideas to develop their own neighborhoods in Reykjavik. The people then vote to select the best projects and the city provides advice and funding for their realization.
In the years to come, climate change is going to become an increasingly pressing challenge for cities. Urban settings are on average 5°C hotter than their surroundings. This "urban island effect" poses a threat to populations during heatwaves.
On the one hand, the area is adapted to the sheep as the photovoltaic panels provide them with shelter and shade, the environment is fenced, and the field of more than 12 hectares provides them with grass for 5 weeks.
24 09 2021
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)