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Florida cities partner to tackle climate change

Florida cities partner to tackle climate change

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.

In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

In the heart of the [smart] city, home is where the heart is

A home should not be a bubble in the smart city, but part of the connected fabric for better living and quality of life, says Phil Brunkard, Republic of Things.

New Zealand city embarks on smart lighting journey

New Zealand city embarks on smart lighting journey

End-to-end intelligent street lighting system will give Dunedin City Council control over lighting levels with the lights remotely tailored to suit each location.

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Programme aims to certify quality of life initiatives

Renault is working with EIT InnoEnergy to assess the impact of its FeliZiudad platform to make cities, towns, and neighbourhoods more sustainable and happier places to live.

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

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.

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

Asia-Pacific smart city project winners named

IDC notes a “surge” in cutting-edge future city projects being deployed across first-tier cities in developed economies across the 12 functional e-service categories.

Bank extends its green finance options for UK businesses

Bank extends its green finance options for UK businesses

HSBC UK Commercial Bank is helping companies meet their environmental and sustainability goals with a new green finance proposition.

Why smart cities need smart buildings

Why smart cities need smart buildings

As the two ecosystems evolve, they will have ample opportunity to feed off each other, says Thomas Seiler, CEO at u-blox.

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

Taoyuan named Intellligent Community of the Year

The Taiwanese city was chosen after a year-long evaluation that includes quantitative analysis of extensive data as well as a site visit.

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

Paris Financial Centre commits to net zero carbon future

The main professional bodies representing the centre have jointly committed to achieving the goal of net zero carbon by 2050.