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Adelaide launches electric waste collection truck trial
04 May 2021
The trial will enable the Australian city to investigate how feasible the electric vehicle is under actual operating conditions while maintaining a consistent and reliable service.
Which cities make the environmental action A-list for 2020?
16 Nov 2020
CDP has named 88 global cities that are working to become resilient, healthy, and prosperous places to live and work while cutting emissions and rapidly building resilience against the climate crisis.
Waiheke Island rolls out Auckland's first electric bus fleet
10 Nov 2020
As part of the Low Emissions Roadmap, Auckland Transport plans to only procure low emission buses from 2025 and have a full low emission fleet by 2040.
Grenoble crowned green capital of Europe
15 Oct 2020
The French city was praised for its pioneering approach to climate management that includes a strong commitment to systemic change and an innovative participative approach to city governance.
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.
Osaka rolls out demonstrator smart lighting project
01 Sep 2020
MinebeaMitsumi has deployed streetlights with sensors that can monitor surrounding environmental conditions on six roads managed by Osaka Prefecture Government.
Vehicles map air quality block-by-block in Brooklyn
26 Aug 2020
Aclima has deployed its mobile sensing fleet throughout Downtown Brooklyn to collect representative air sample measurements with its platform – day and night, weekdays and weekends.
New Jersey RFI kick-starts green bank formation
11 Mar 2020
The request for information aims to pave the way for the US state to create a green financing mechanism that effectively channels public and private funding to achieve its clean energy goals.
Google pledges $4 million to support climate action in cities
12 Dec 2019
Grants from the fund will be used to support non-profits and academic institutions in Europe and Latin America that are leading data-driven climate action efforts in select cities.
Cities could slash emissions by 60% through further climate actions
11 Dec 2019
If fully realised, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy said city and local government actions could account for 2.3 billion tons CO2e of annual emissions reduction in 2030.
Los Angeles announces ambitious zero emissions roadmap
28 Nov 2019
Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city must kick its "zero-emissions transportation future into high gear" and the goal is to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in GHGs and pollution by the 2028 Olympic Games.
Consumers demand low-carbon housing
31 Oct 2019
A YouGov poll shows that the majority of residents believe local authorities should deny building requests for buildings built with a high-carbon footprint.
Vancouver landfill approved to produce renewable natural gas
29 Oct 2019
The Canadian city says it is committed to reducing greenhouse gas and will be using the RNG in its buildings, vehicles and the Neighbourhood Energy Utility.
Florida cities partner to tackle climate change
19 Jul 2019
Joint climate action plan calls for mitigating the effects of climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 1 per cent each year through to 2028.
Mobility app aims to cut the US carbon footprint
27 Nov 2018
App from Cowlines aims to help fight climate change by enabling a modal shift away from cars and calculates the savings of carbon emissions for commuters and visitors
China's rise in global energy market
06 Nov 2018
Capgemini’s World Energy Markets Observatory for 2018 reveals the country has become a dominant investor in energy companies but is also the biggest emitter of greenhouse gas
Multi-modal app provides ‘fastest, cheapest or best’ route
26 Sep 2018
The Cowlines app has officially launched in Vancouver and helps commuters choose the most environmentally friendly method of transportation
Charting the water utility of the future
21 Sep 2018
Roadmap seeks to demonstrate a practical approach towards low-carbon and sustainable urban water management
Azure empowers more government rooftops
15 Sep 2018
The company will provide solar power to government buildings in the central Indian province of Madhya Pradesh and Dehli for 25 years, spread across some 600 project sites
Roof solar powers Indian government buildings
07 Aug 2018
Azure Power has secured a 5MW solar project to provide power to government buildings in Andhra Pradesh for 25 years
Bloomberg issues climate challenge for cities
05 Jun 2018
Competition is intended to support the role American cities are playing in tackling climate change
LA plans for energy resilience
16 May 2018
City’s plan sets targets to reduce greenhouse gases by three-fifths by 2035
Catch a sneak peek of Ujet e-scooter at Expo
14 Nov 2017
Ujet said it aims to use its cutting-edge technology to redefine the future of urban mobility
Helsinki aims to be carbon-neutral by 2035
02 Oct 2017
The Finnish capital has brought forward its aims by 15 years from the earlier target set for 2050
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
Advancing adoption of digital twin technology
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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