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VIDEO: Ten cities prioritise shared challenges to speed solutions

VIDEO: Ten cities prioritise shared challenges to speed solutions

The ten cities are collaborating through the Future State Co-Foundery.

Liverpool receives clean air funding boost

Liverpool receives clean air funding boost

The UK city, which recently declared a climate emergency and appointed a climate champion, has been awarded an additional £652,000 by the Government.

Liverpool submits £230 million green deal bid to government

Liverpool submits £230 million green deal bid to government

Vision is focused on helping make the city carbon neutral, while also delivering jobs, clean air, better health, smarter travel, green spaces and cheap-to-heat homes.

City Lights: Laura Robertson-Collins, Climate Champion, Liverpool

City Lights: Laura Robertson-Collins, Climate Champion, Liverpool

Laura Robertson-Collins, Liverpool’s first ’Climate Champion’, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about her new role and its remit.

Blockchain and carbon offsetting can help cities reduce emissions – but sometimes simpler is better

Blockchain and carbon offsetting can help cities reduce emissions – but sometimes simpler is better

The University of Liverpool’s Stephen Finnegan explores the pros and cons of carbon offsetting and outlines Liverpool’s bid to become the UK’s first ’climate positive’ city by the end of 2020.

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

To co-create better cities, meet people where they are

Simply asking people what they want through consultations, surveys and focus groups isn’t enough – cities have to reach a much broader range of people and move towards true ‘co-creation’.

Sensor City bolsters Liverpool's tech credentials

Sensor City bolsters Liverpool's tech credentials

The joint venture has welcomed the latest cohort of tenants to its global innovation hub, which aims to bring together those specialising in sensor and related solutions.

Think bigger: How to scale smart city pilots

Think bigger: How to scale smart city pilots

Experts share what it takes to move smart city initiatives beyond the pilot stage.

UK wants to use location data to empower more bus passengers

UK wants to use location data to empower more bus passengers

The government has announced £4 million in funding for a platform that will enable app developers to use information from GPS trackers.