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‘This is not a drill’: Barcelona and Boston are latest cities to declare climate emergency

‘This is not a drill’: Barcelona and Boston are latest cities to declare climate emergency

Barcelona’s mayor is calling for a “paradigm shift” towards “a truly green economy", while Boston says the climate crisis represents a public health emergency.

GrowSmarter cities publish recommendations for policymakers

GrowSmarter cities publish recommendations for policymakers

Barcelona, Cologne and Stockholm, the three Lighthouse cities in the EC-funded project, highlight the importance of early citizen engagement and the value of demonstrator projects.

London Mayor launches green energy company, profits to go into community projects

London Mayor launches green energy company, profits to go into community projects

The electricity will be generated from 100 per cent renewable sources and any profits will be reinvested into community projects.

Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan

Toyota to build prototype future city in Japan

Woven City will be home to 2,000 residents and researchers who will test and develop smart city technologies.

Moscow implements crowdsourced ideas to improve communal living

Moscow implements crowdsourced ideas to improve communal living

The E-Home crowdsourcing project is a communication service provided to residents of apartment buildings in Moscow.

Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

The Asian Townscape Award was given for the ‘Feathers of the Sea’ business complex, which is part of the overall Forest City being developed in Johor.