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More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

The collaborative project aims to create a ‘playable city experience’ for tourists and locals.

London mayor urged to declare climate emergency

London mayor urged to declare climate emergency

The London Assembly wants the government to give the mayor more powers to ensure the UK capital is carbon neutral by 2030

Where are the UK's cashless capitals?

Where are the UK's cashless capitals?

New data reveals the UK cities leading in contactless payments with the top 10 expected to go cashless first

Bristol wins global smart city award

Bristol wins global smart city award

The UK city scooped the Judges’ Choice Smart City Award at the GSMA’s 2018 Global Mobile Awards

5G testbed for urban-scale trials launched

5G testbed for urban-scale trials launched

The Flame project initially launches in the smart cities of Bristol and Barcelona with plans to expand to cities across Europe
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

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Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City

Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.

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