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The smartest cities on climate: What can we learn?
05 Mar 2020
More cities must ramp up their climate ambition and deliver urgent action, fast, says Kyra Appleby, Global Director of Cities, States and Regions at CDP.
City of Vancouver introduces performance dashboard
02 Mar 2020
VanDashboard measures performance against 65 key metrics in six categories including core service delivery, affordability and housing, climate change and economy and finances.
Coders invited to tackle climate change in global challenge
26 Feb 2020
The IBM-led Code for Global Challenge is inviting practical applications built on open source software to employ technology to help create a better world for future generations.
Boston municipal buildings target carbon neutrality
16 Dec 2019
Following an executive order, building construction must be low-energy and fossil-fuel-free, while meeting annual energy needs from a mix of on- and off-site renewable energy assets.
Cities could slash emissions by 60% through further climate actions
11 Dec 2019
If fully realised, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy said city and local government actions could account for 2.3 billion tons CO2e of annual emissions reduction in 2030.
Los Angeles confronts climate change on the streets
29 Oct 2019
The city has launched the first of 10 projects that aim to lower neighbourhood temperatures and advance the goals of the LA mayor’s Green New Deal.
Mayors back a Global Green New Deal
10 Oct 2019
Mayors from around the world are committing to help transfer global resources away from fossil fuels "into action" that averts the climate emergency.
Mayor calls upon national governments to join cities in climate action
24 Sep 2019
At the conclusion of the UN Climate Action Summit, chair of C40 and mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, urged all nation states to step up and commit to science-based targets.
Investor platform bids to accelerate action for low carbon world
24 Sep 2019
By “decluttering and streamlining” support to developing countries, the platform aims to accelerate action and advance climate investment in developing countries.
San Diego progresses green energy transition
23 Sep 2019
The US city has approved proposals to create a joint-powers entity with cities across the region to lower energy costs and reach 100 per cent renewable energy by 2035.
Pain points, politics and the future of transport
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.
06 Apr 2020
Covid-19: Thank you and an update
26 Mar 2020
The 14 pillars of a smart city
19 Mar 2020
Video is the next step in transforming city communications
25 Mar 2020
WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies
24 Mar 2020
ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations
17 Mar 2020
Smarter operations: Maximising returns from existing municipal infrastructure
28 Apr 2020
IoT in Telecoms Conference 2020
16 Jun 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
16 Jun 2020
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