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Cityzenith to donate digital twin platform to key cities
28 Sep 2020
The technology provider is launching the Clean Cities – Clean Future campaign to help the world’s most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral.
Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans
09 Sep 2020
The Scottish city will be using the ClimateView software platform that is designed to help cities live up to their pledges of becoming carbon neutral by visualising action plans.
City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power
03 Jul 2020
Since 1 July, all of the City’s operations – including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots and buildings – have been run on 100 per cent locally sourced renewable electricity.
Danish municipalities launch ambitious climate action plans
01 Jul 2020
Samsø and Sønderborg have launched their strategies as part of the Danish Deadline 2020 project, DK2020, which is aligned with the Paris Agreement.
Tampere draws up urban tree policy
04 May 2020
The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.
Edinburgh Climate Commission chair announced
25 Feb 2020
The commission has been established to connect stakeholders from the business, public and civil society sectors and will work to create opportunities for local climate action.
Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis
11 Feb 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti signed LA’s Green New Deal: Leading By Example which lays out a carbon neutral vision and a firm commitment to environmental justice and equity.
Almost half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint
10 Feb 2020
According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, councils also lack plans for reducing the carbon emissions from their built assets.
UK capitals embark on tree-planting campaigns
31 Jan 2020
Tree-planting initiatives form part of the global effort to substantially reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and counteract the effects of climate change.
Birmingham latest city to propose private car restrictions
16 Jan 2020
Goals behind the transport plan include connecting citizens with new job and training opportunities, prioritising people over cars and revitalising the city centre and local areas.
Tampere launches carbon footprint calculator
15 Jan 2020
The calculator aims to allow users to find a route and check how much their carbon footprint would be affected by using public transport, cycling or walking, compared to driving.
Santa Fe awards four-year smart waste contract
19 Nov 2019
Waste reduction and recycling are key elements of the New Mexico city’s commitment to sustainability and carbon neutrality by 2040.
Test project shows how Tampere's buildings can lower their carbon footprint
16 Oct 2019
The smart district heating project by Tampere Power Utility and a student housing foundation uses AI and apartment-specific sensors to reduce energy consumption and cost.
Seattle accelerates plans to combat climate crisis
07 Aug 2019
The mayor of Seattle is proposing to convert thousands of oil-heated homes to cleaner, lower carbon electric heat to help battle carbon pollution.
Liverpool submits £230 million green deal bid to government
31 Jul 2019
Vision is focused on helping make the city carbon neutral, while also delivering jobs, clean air, better health, smarter travel, green spaces and cheap-to-heat homes.
Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city
15 May 2019
The city council and ScottishPower say they will work together towards achieving net zero carbon emissions ahead of Scotland’s 2045 nationwide target.
Which cities make the climate change A-list?
13 May 2019
The international non-profit, CDP, has awarded 43 global cities the top grade for climate leadership and action in its first ranking on climate change.
Lyft commits to help rebuild cities around people
01 Apr 2019
Through its City Works programme, the ride-sharing company will invest $50 million or 1 per cent of profits in locally-driven transportation or other initiatives.
Boston sets roadmap for carbon neutrality
30 Jan 2019
The US city is devising its plan to reduce carbon pollution in buildings and transportation and is updating its climate action plan
Tampere evaluates the benefits of e-buses
17 Jan 2019
The Finnish city is collecting and analysing data from electric and hybrid buses to feed into decision-making on future bus procurement
London mayor urged to declare climate emergency
10 Dec 2018
The London Assembly wants the government to give the mayor more powers to ensure the UK capital is carbon neutral by 2030
16 Jun 2021
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