What will UK cities look like in 2100? Ben and Jerry's gazes into the future to inspire climate action

Cecilia Keating
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Green spaces, community gardens, and nature corridors could be a common feature of future cities | Credit: Ben and Jerry's
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Green spaces, community gardens, and nature corridors could be a common feature of future cities | Credit: Ben and Jerry's

Ben and Jerry's has partnered with University of Lancaster's Serena Pollastri to imagine what the skylines of London, Manchester, and Birmingham could look like in 2100.

Rain-absorbing skyscrapers, clean transport infrastructure, inner city wetlands, and buildings encased in living walls could be commonplace in the cities of future, according to Ben and Jerry's. An...

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