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It includes Viable Cities publications and other documents relevant to the climate transition - reports, research publications, analyses and more. 

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Global Resources Outlook 2024 - Bend the trend

This 2024 edition of the Global Resources Outlook highlights how resources are critical to the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda and multilateral environmental agreements to tackle the planetary triple crisis. The report brings together the best available data, modelling and assessments to analyze trends, impacts...

What outsiders don't understand

Viable Cities Report 2023:3 An analysis of stories about Norrland for those who have hardly been there, for those who were born there, for those who can imagine moving there and for those who influence without being there...

The purpose of the evaluation was to demonstrate results and early effects to inform the authorities' decisions on continued funding, and to support the authorities and the program office to learn and develop the program in the best possible way.

Mind the gap(s)

An analysis of consumption trends made by Kairos Future on behalf of Science Park Borås, which since 2019 produces an annual report on the theme of sustainable consumption. Science Park Borås works to develop new knowledge in the areas of textiles,...

Thriving North (final report)

Viable Cities Report 2023:02 In 2022, Viable Cities has been responsible for a government commission "Support for innovation work in sustainable urban and community development in Norrbotten and Västerbotten". In the assignment, six municipalities (Kiruna, Gällivare, Boden, Luleå, Skellefteå and Umeå) were identified and ...

Revision of Climate City Contract 2030 (synthesis)

Viable Cities Report 2021:13 Climate City Contract 2030 is revised every year and developed and refined year by year to accelerate the transition to climate-neutral, sustainable cities. The first version was signed in December 2020 by nine cities, four government agencies and the Viable Cities Program...

Digital tomatoes (final report)

Viable Cities Report 2020:2 The project is about developing models for recycling waste heat from data centers for urban food production and soil production in dense urban environments. The goal is to build a first facility in Gothenburg with cultivation greenhouses closely integrated with the data center as...