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Almost half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint
10 Feb 2020
According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, councils also lack plans for reducing the carbon emissions from their built assets.
London and Los Angeles team to tackle critical transport challenges
05 Feb 2020
The cities’ mayors have signed an agreement to become Innovator Cities, enabling them to share best practice, ideas and pioneering solutions to solve global transport problems.
Cardiff secures £21m for air quality improvements
30 Jan 2020
The award follows a request for the local authority to identify measures to address air quality urgently.
E-commerce delivery emissions on track to increase 30% in cities by 2030
14 Jan 2020
A report by the World Economic Forum also finds that traffic congestion is expected to add the equivalent of 11 minutes to each passenger’s daily commute in the top 100 cities.
Sydney unveils $60m green energy deal
28 Oct 2019
Renewable electricity will power all city-owned properties, including pools, libraries, playing fields, depots and council buildings, including historic Sydney Town Hall.
Google’s tool to help cities measure emissions expands to Europe
11 Oct 2019
The first European cities to gain access are Dublin, Birmingham and Manchester, with Wolverhampton and Coventry to follow soon.
Circular economy will replace wasteful linear one by 2029
01 Oct 2019
Sustainability officers must put in place new models and encourage the continuous reuse of materials to minimise waste and the demand for additional natural resource consumption.
Council trial finds “breakthrough” technology could dramatically cut UK waste
25 Sep 2019
The trial suggests that if the HERU was rolled out across the UK, it could prevent 13.5 million tonnes of resource entering the UK’s waste system.
Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses
06 Sep 2019
More than 2000 passengers have ridden on the driverless bus, including many first timers, and the majority said they felt safe and secure.
Helsinki launches local sustainability programme
13 Aug 2019
Think Sustainably aims to help individuals make informed lifestyle and business decisions and comes in response to citizen concern about climate change.
Retailers rethink last-mile deliveries to reduce emissions and meet customer expectations
A new report by eDelivery explores how retailers and carriers are looking for new ways to reduce carbon emissions and meet customer expectations of sustainability.
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
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
11 Mar 2020
Smart IoT London 2020
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