If planners understand it’s cool to green cities, what’s stopping them?

Cities Research Institute
By Associate Professor Jason Byrne, Griffith School of Environment and Dr Tony Matthews, Griffith School of Environment Our cities are getting hotter, more crowded and noisier. Climate change is bringing more heatwaves, placing pressure on human health, urban amenity, productivity and infrastructure. Urban residents naturally want to stay cool. Air conditioning is the usual choice, […]

Bali Nine: poor political leadership creates lasting bilateral problems

Griffith Asia Institute
Colin Brown, Griffith University Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are dead. Above all else, their deaths are a human tragedy for their families. But their executions, which took place on Tuesday night, also present major problems for the Australian and Indonesian governments. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, clearly bears political and personal […]