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“中欧可持续城镇化会议——数字雄安•赋能未来”即将于12月12日在北京召开,我们正在敲定会议有关计划。

尊敬的中欧可持续城镇化创新平台项目利益相关方: “中欧可持续城镇化会议——数字雄安•赋能未来”即将于12月12 … 继续阅读““中欧可持续城镇化会议——数字雄安•赋能未来”即将于12月12日在北京召开,我们正在敲定会议有关计划。”

高温热浪来袭 既需长远规划又要快速应对

8月4日,中央气象台连续22天发布高温预警,重庆、湖南、安徽等地最高气温37℃~39℃,局部地区达40℃,东北多地高温已打破历史纪录。各地纷纷推出“免费冰箱”、高温补贴等避暑降温措施。事实上,由于全球气候变化和城市热岛效应,高温热浪已经成为夏季频发的极端灾害天气事件,急需借鉴增强城市韧性的全球经验,进行有效应对。

破解“城市看海”,国外城市都有哪些招儿?

2018年,城市人口占世界人口的55%,到2050年,预计将有68%的人口居住在城市地区,世界城市人口将增长约25亿。随着城市人口的增加,城市不仅要应对地震、暴雨、火灾等“天灾人祸”的急性冲击,还要应对人口和空间扩张加剧环境污染、交通拥堵、基础设施不足等慢性压力。这些问题都将影响城市居民的幸福和福祉,也给全球环境的可持续性带来前所未有的挑战。

以制度改革为重点推进深度城市化

城市化是一个国家走向现代化的必由之路。改革开放以来,随着市场化改革的深入和要素流动管制的放开,我国经历了世界历史上规模最大、速度最快的城市化进程,城市城镇发展取得了炫目的成就,这是我国持续市场化改革和对外开放的显著成果。从1978年到2017年,我国城市化率年均提高1个多百分点,2017年底城市化率达58.5%,城镇常住人口由1.7亿人增加到8.1亿人,城市数量由193个增加到660多个。


In the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation, 12 experienced European and Chinese consortium partners from across the sustainable urbanisation value chain join forces to support the European Commission in its aim to make EU-China sustainable urbanisation cooperation more accessible, attractive, and rewarding for a broader set of stakeholders. To accomplish this we organise a coordinated series of actions including: a strategic R&I agenda, scoping and assessment, networking events, peer-to-peer exchanges, bench-marking and monitoring, and joint demonstration projects.

By creating tighter coupling between city-level, national, and supra-national programmes, planning, policies, and projects, URBAN-EU-CHINA will yield a significant increase in cooperative EU-CHINA R&I activities. As URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform, we will:

  1. Promote and develop Joint Policy Strategies for EU-China cooperation on sustainable urbanisation
  2. Create a Nursery of Joint Projects, from a broad range of low-threshold to a few high-performance projects
  3. Promote Brokerage of City-Industry-Science Partnerships using virtual and face to face meeting places

 

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 733571.