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Moscow launches 'living lab' district to test tech with citizens

Moscow launches 'living lab' district to test tech with citizens

Moscow is launching a smart district in an existing area of the city to test cutting-edge smart city technology and evaluate its impact.

Cities urged to take bold action on climate change

Cities urged to take bold action on climate change

Lead authors of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C have drawn up a summary of key findings for city decision-makers

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

US mayors launch smart cities institute

US mayors launch smart cities institute

The aim of the US Conference of Mayors is to provide participating mayors with a clear path forward for a major smart initiative and framework

Urban start-ups address cities' pressing issues

Urban start-ups address cities' pressing issues

Electric mobility, waste analytics, robotics and building automation all feature in the latest cohort of start-ups chosen for the Urban-X accelerator

Abu Dhabi airport harvests passenger energy

Abu Dhabi airport harvests passenger energy

Footsteps of around 8,000 travellers a day are being captured and converted into electrical energy to track footfall data and power lighting