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December 15, 2020

The Conversation: Sustainable cities after COVID-19: are Barcelona-style green zones the answer?

By Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

Making cities greener is a vital endeavour – but one that comes with potential pitfalls.


December 4, 2020

The Conversation: UK plans to slash carbon emissions 68% by 2030 – how banking, building and borrowing can help

By Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

Slashing carbon emissions by 68% by 2030 will depend on using the UK's infrastructure strategy effectively.


November 25, 2020

The Conversation: Spending Review 2020: the experts react

By Alex de Ruyter, Birmingham City University; Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester; Drew Woodhouse, Sheffield Hallam University; Ernestine Gheyoh Ndzi, York St John University; Jonquil Lowe, The Open University, and Simon J Smith, Staffordshire University

The chancellor's spending review and what it means for you.


November 2, 2020

The Conversation: Proposals for house building targets in England must avoid creating a north-south divide

By Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

Proposals for house building in England need to take local nuance and the impacts of COVID-19 into account.


October 8, 2020

The Conversation: Widening access to shared ownership is not enough to solve England’s housing crisis

By Gavin Parker, University of Reading and Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

People who buy property through shared ownership may become trapped by high costs and rising property values.

December 5, 2019

Media reference- The Geographical: How would a four-day week affect the environment?

By Katie Burton

October 4, 2019

The Conversation: Work less to save the planet? How to make sure a four-day week actually cuts emissions

By Anupam Nanda, University of Reading

Net benefits depend on how workers use the long weekend.

September 13, 2019

The Conversation: Superblocks: Barcelona’s car-free zones could extend lives and boost mental health

By Anupam Nanda, University of Reading

The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.

May 13, 2015

Media reference- Fortune Shared ownership: A solution to the affordable housing conundrum?

By Ian Mount

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January 5, 2021

The Conversation: Les villes durables après la Covid-19 : l’exemple de Barcelone, la voie de l’avenir ?

By Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

Rendre les villes plus vertes est une initiative essentielle, mais qui comporte des pièges potentiels.

December 22, 2020

The Conversation: Travailler moins sauvera-t-il la planète ? Oui, mais à certaines conditions

By Anupam Nanda, University of Manchester

Les bénéfices nets de la semaine de quatre jours dépendront de ce que feront les travailleurs de leur troisième jour de week-end.

September 30, 2019

The Conversation: Superislas de Barcelona, un modelo de ciudad sano y sostenible

By Anupam Nanda, University of Reading

Las superislas de Barcelona son un magnífico modelo para replicar en ciudades de todo el mundo y mejorar así la vida de los ciudadanos y la salud del planeta.