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London ranked top city for Generation Z

London ranked top city for Generation Z

The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.

Eco-neighbourhood aims to reshape urban living

Eco-neighbourhood aims to reshape urban living

The development in Issy-les-Moulineaux near Paris will re-establish nature in the city and seeks to provide inhabitants with a connected, environmentally responsible lifestyle.

Helsinki top for work-life balance

Helsinki top for work-life balance

A study has compared data on livability, work intensity, institutional support and legislation to rank cities based on their success in promoting work-life balance to citizens.

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Costing the Earth: Funding city climate initiatives with green banks

Green banks are on the rise as cities look for ways to fund essential work to prevent climate change and its effects.

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC

The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

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.

Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case

Landmark decision in Paris air pollution case

The French state has taken insufficient steps to limit air pollution around Paris, a court has found in a landmark case brought by a mother and daughter.

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Drivers in India’s most populous city expect to spend an average of 65 per cent extra time stuck in traffic, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index.

C40 announces first 15 "beacons of sustainable design"

C40 announces first 15 "beacons of sustainable design"

Projects from Chicago, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, Paris and Reykjavik have been chosen in the first round of the organisation’s Reinventing Cities competition.
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.