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UK appoints clean air champions

UK appoints clean air champions

The champions, appointed by UKRI and the Met Office as part of the clean air programme, aim to bring together researchers from different disciplines for joined up thinking and solutions.

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.

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

There’s a consensus that it becomes more important to engage citizens as more technology is added in cities – so why isn’t it happening?

Boston aims for zero waste

Boston aims for zero waste

Key parts of the plan include expanding Boston’s composting programme, increasing access to recycling facilities and launching a city-wide education campaign on recycling.

Climate emergency toolkit launched for local authorities

Climate emergency toolkit launched for local authorities

It aims to help national and local governments realise climate action plans and enables sustainability leads to brief elected members, mayors and senior managers.

How Providence aims to create "great streets"

How Providence aims to create "great streets"

The Rhode Island city’s initiative reflects community-based ideas for traffic calming and safety improvements for people walking and cycling.