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Air pollution the leading environmental cause of death, report finds

Air pollution the leading environmental cause of death, report finds

Over 7 billion people breathe unsafe air and one in three globally face a ‘double burden’ through being exposed to household burning and outdoor air pollution, a major new study concludes.

Fostering Canadian smart cities

Fostering Canadian smart cities

Nokia and Smart City Capital are teaming to offer funding packages and an ecosystem of partners to accelerate adoption

World’s first full-scale hyperloop prototype under construction

World’s first full-scale hyperloop prototype under construction

Hold tight: US firm Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has begun construction of the first hyperloop test system.

Improving life for NY subway riders

Improving life for NY subway riders

Outage restoration software is helping New York’s Transportation Authority reduce delays and improve quality of life for passengers

Sweden inaugurates electrified road

Sweden inaugurates electrified road

eRoadArlanda allows both commercial and passenger vehicles to be recharged while driving

The smartest cities in America

The smartest cities in America

IDC Government Insights has announced the winners of its inaugural awards, following a public vote
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

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Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.