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Manchester to roll out electric refuse collection vehicles
03 Jun 2020
The city council is aiming to halve its direct carbon emissions by 2025 as part of a wider drive to make Manchester zero carbon by 2038 at the latest in response to the climate change emergency.
Action needed to get the clean energy transition back on track
13 May 2020
Unprecedented disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic risks cancelling out recent progress unless there is urgent action at national, regional and global levels.
Tampere draws up urban tree policy
04 May 2020
The guidelines are based on several of the Finnish city’s strategic goals, programmes, policies and operating models, including its aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.
Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?
23 Aug 2019
Vertical Field is collaborating with academia to study the impact of smart living walls in urban settings in terms of the environment, human health and wellbeing.
Ottawa named best city to live for expats
14 Aug 2019
Seventy cities were judged on 24 criteria across the four categories of environment and urbanisation, family and society, experience and economics.
UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050
13 Jun 2019
The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.
London tops smart and sustainable ranking
09 May 2019
The UK capital leads IESE Business School’s Cities in Motion Index, ahead of New York and Amsterdam, but the study also highlights some shortcomings.
Clear Channel to deliver street furniture to three UK councils
26 Apr 2019
Displays will deliver community messaging driven by the councils and contracts also include a contribution from the out-of-home media company towards local environmental projects.
San Francisco Downtown commits to clean power
24 Apr 2019
Mayor announces a plan to transition private commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet or larger to 100 per cent renewable electricity.
Bee'ah creates the office of the future
24 Apr 2019
The sustainability solutions specialist is using AI and smart building technology from Microsoft and Johnson Controls for its cutting-edge headquarters in the UAE.
How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery
SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.
01 Jun 2020
Could FWA be the answer to keeping people connected during the global pandemic?
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
06 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Unify City Operations to Ensure Safe, Reliable, and Resilient Services
06 May 2020
WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
05 May 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Women in Mobility and the Future of Transport
21 Jul 2020
IoT in Telecoms Online Conference 2020
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
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