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Boston’s climate plan update targets major source of emissions – buildings

Boston’s climate plan update targets major source of emissions – buildings

The City of Boston has released an update to its Climate Action Plan, focused on buildings – the single greatest source of emissions city-wide.

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

30 cities say their greenhouse gas emissions have peaked

Austin, Athens, Lisbon and Venice are the latest major cities to have ‘peaked’ their greenhouse gas emissions, meaning they won’t rise any further and are now falling.

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

No city is fully prepared for the disruption of AI

A new ranking reveals that Singapore, London and New York are marginally better prepared but governments and private sector institutions around the world need to do more.

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Digital twins could form the "end game" for optimum smart city design

Research finds that urban digital twinning and city modelling technology is having a transformative effect on how cities are designed, monitored, and managed.

London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

Boston involves neighbourhoods in urban tech via local newsfeeds

The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics is installing Soofa Signs’ digital outdoor media platform across the city, enabling communities to post feedback.