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Cities Stockholm +50 Forum on Sustainable Consumption

Image of sea turtle with Stockholm +50 logo.

On June 1-2 Stockholm hosted a global event discussing consumption-based emissions from cities and the role of various urban sectors such as construction, food, and urban design in reducing both direct and imported emissions.  OneEarth’s Vanessa Timmer was in attendance to present a briefing paper prepared in collaboration with the Centre for Ecocities, examining cities’ role in promoting sustainable lifestyles for residents through education, regulation, direct actions and advocacy.