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Australian cities declare climate emergency

Australian cities declare climate emergency

Hobart and Sydney become the latest cities to pass such a declaration and are calling on the federal government to take rapid action.

Sydney stages first trial of green road

Sydney stages first trial of green road

The Australian city has replaced a section of roadway in Alexandria with geopolymer concrete made from fly ash and blast furnace slag.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

Sydney university launches integrated smart city trial and hybrid energy storage research

Sydney university launches integrated smart city trial and hybrid energy storage research

UNSW is collaborating with the city council to build the IT systems that will monitor and control the data that flows through a range of smart services.

Rockefeller Foundation winds down funding for 100 Resilient Cities

Rockefeller Foundation winds down funding for 100 Resilient Cities

The Rockefeller Foundation is to end funding for the 100 Resilient Cities programme, the largest privately funded climate adaptation initiative in the US.

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

The research canvassed the views of over 10,000 people across 10 global cities on how they feel about their city’s infrastructure.