Editorial Team

Meet our dedicated, experienced team of editors.

 

Editor in Chief
Associate Editor
University College London
Karlsruhe Insititute of Technology
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER)
University of Hong Kong
Leeds Sustainability Institute
 

Former Editorial Team Members

Ray Cole

Ray Cole

Associate Editor
2019-July 2022
Sofie Pelsmakers

Sofie Pelsmakers

Associate Editor
2019-July 2022
Fionn Stevenson

Fionn Stevenson

Associate Editor
2019-2021
Associate Editor 2019 - Jan 2023
 

Production Team

Cris Ratti

Cris Ratti

Copy Editor

Latest Commentaries

Dismantling Power and Bringing Reflexivity into the Eco-modern Home

Can renewable and smart energy technologies in the home avoid negative consequences for gender, power, and nature-society relations within the domestic sphere? Olufolahan Osunmuyiwa, Helene Ahlborg, Martin Hultman, Kavya Michael and Anna Åberg comment on ‘Masculine roles and practices in homes with photovoltaic systems’ (Mechlenborg & Gram-Hanssen, 2022) – published in a recent Buildings & Cities special issue ‘Energy, Emerging Tech and Gender in Homes’.

The Launch of SURGe at COP27: Breakthrough or Déjà Vu?

The overall outcomes of COP27 (held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt) have been reported by some as disappointing. However, leading city networks such as C40 and ICLEI claim that subnational governments and cities have made a significant breakthrough with the launch of the Sustainable Urban Resilience for the Next Generation initiative (SURGe). This commentary explores how much of a breakthrough this really is.