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UK schools pledge to be zero carbon by 2030
23 Oct 2020
Led by climate solutions charity Ashden, Let’s Go Zero will officially launch at the week-long Youth Climate Summit starting 9 November with a series of daily presentations and discussions.
UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform
10 Sep 2020
Mayflower Smart Cities and Places will allow Slough Borough Council to view data through customisable dashboards as well as share it with third parties through multiple export formats.
Flowbird extends range to boost public EV charging capacity
25 Aug 2020
The Park & Charge offer has been designed to enable UK local authorities to leverage their existing parking network assets, notably through a shared payment and management system.
“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero
18 Aug 2020
The UK Power Networks project aims to help local authorities identify zones where they can target their heat decarbonisation efforts and investment to achieve Net Zero.
€1m project launched to inform a net-zero Covid-19 economic recovery
04 Aug 2020
The first phase of Project Cygnus will deploy €1m in EIT Climate-KIC funding to analyse current economic and environmental investment trends to support regions and countries in their recovery.
Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme
27 Jul 2020
Led by the city council, the scheme brings together energy generation, demand and storage and aims to deliver a significant drop in CO2 emissions by 2030 and cut energy bills by up to a quarter.
Amazon expands robot delivery tests to Atlanta and Franklin
24 Jul 2020
The e-commerce giant has already been testing the robots for contactless delivery in California and Washington and said they helped meet increased customer demand in the pandemic.
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.
UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now
11 Jul 2019
The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.
UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050
13 Jun 2019
The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.
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.
Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action
03 May 2019
The sustainable energy charity welcomed the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero report but its head of cities argues more citizen engagement is required.
Smart could equal $1.5 trillion savings for office buildings
27 Sep 2017
Following analysis, Philips Lighting is calling for a doubling of the renovation rate of buildings in the developed world
Cloud-based building sustainability scoring tool unveiled
29 Mar 2017
Sustainable construction practices promoting “net zero” building designs have become a primary industry objective
Free flows: New Jersey turns to AI to safeguard water quality
In a guest post, Tiffany Stewart, Assistant Director Newark, N.J. Water & Sewer Department, outlines which technologies are helping it protect its water supply.
25 Jan 2021
The art of the city: how creators may save urban business districts
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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