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Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Smart city technology market to grow to $263 billion by 2028

Navigant Research’s report tracks the progress of 443 projects across 286 cities with relation to energy, water, transportation, buildings and government operations.

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.

Melbourne chosen as next pilot city for Uber Air

Melbourne chosen as next pilot city for Uber Air

It will join Dallas and Los Angeles with test flights due to begin in 2020 with a view to commercial operations commencing in 2023.

Texas creates future mobility innovation zone

Texas creates future mobility innovation zone

Real-estate company Hillwood is establishing the AllianceTexas multi-modal transportation testbed, north of Forth Worth, which incorporates air and rail hubs.

Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief

Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief

With air pollution the theme of World Environment Day, the UN is calling on everyone to take action to explore renewable energy and green technologies.

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

The Global Fourth Industrial Revolution councils will work together to develop policy guidance and address governance gaps in areas such as AI, IoT and blockchain.