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Los Angeles announces 'decade of action' to combat climate crisis
11 Feb 2020
Mayor Eric Garcetti signed LA’s Green New Deal: Leading By Example which lays out a carbon neutral vision and a firm commitment to environmental justice and equity.
27 Thai cities to join Mastercard’s City Possible network
21 Jan 2020
The move is part of a mission to achieve 100 smart cities in Thailand by 2022.
Rotterdam strikes climate deals with 100 companies to halve CO2 emissions by 2030
21 Jan 2020
Rotterdam’s Climate Agreement includes plans for large-scale solutions such as offshore windmills, a hydrogen network and insulation of social housing, as well as smaller-scale initiatives such as car-sharing and cycling classes for children.
“Small things add up”: The Japanese town leading the zero-waste charge
09 Jan 2020
Kamikatsu had a goal of zero waste by 2020. It didn’t quite get there but striving for the ambitious target has delivered pioneering results.
Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?
15 Nov 2019
Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.
Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost
11 Nov 2019
The Storage and Flexibility Model has been built in response to the increasingly complex challenge of balancing supply and demand in the energy system.
WEF helps governments scale up the circular economy
07 Nov 2019
Scale 360 aims to harness the potential of technology innovation and smart policy to fast-track the circular economy through nationally led challenges.
Smart City Expo announces awards finalists
30 Oct 2019
A total of 28 cities and projects have been chosen across seven categories for the World Smart City Awards 2019 and winners will be announced on 20 November.
530 cities already experiencing climate change effects
25 Oct 2019
41 per cent of those already seeing the effects of the climate crisis do not report taking any actions around the biggest risks and impacts yet.
G20 Alliance launches to advance ethical smart cities and address standards fragmentation
16 Oct 2019
The Alliance says it is committed to “not being just another body”. It aims to stand out through a global focus, practical approach and by streamlining standards fragmentation.
Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing
Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
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