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Belfast launches Climate Plan with stark carbon warning
16 Dec 2020
Northern Irish capital has released a Resilience Strategy comprising 30 programmes which will focus on resilience for children, climate and connectivity.
Protecting US infrastructure from the elements
04 Dec 2020
The US government has been modelling climate change scenarios to ensure resilience is built into cities.
Tech partnership aims to promote better understanding of building use
26 Nov 2020
Buro Happold and Microsoft’s global property management technology aims to provide office owners and operators with a “single source of truth” about what is happening in their properties in real-time.
Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration
24 Nov 2020
Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.
36 cities chosen to chart a course towards the future
18 Nov 2020
The World Economic Forum has chosen the cities to pioneer a global policy roadmap developed by its G20 Smart Cities Alliance for the ethical and responsible use of data and technology.
Open call issued for Climate Smart Cities Challenge
13 Nov 2020
Nesta wants to work with cities around the world to identify and scale up innovative ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build “thriving, inclusive, resilient communities”.
Green electricity start-up wins 2020 QBE AcceliCity Resilience Challenge
23 Oct 2020
Barcelona-based start-up Bioo has developed a unique way of generating electricity from plants’ photosynthesis that doesn’t damage them and is 100 per cent renewable.
Twin Cities seek citizen input for electric vehicle network
06 Oct 2020
Saint Paul and Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota have joined forces to develop the mobility network comprising charging hubs on public roadways and a fleet of car-share vehicles.
Lebanese wastewater solution wins global tech innovation contest
01 Oct 2020
The IoT-based solution treats wastewater on-site, negating the need to transport waste and recycled water and uses a series of water tanks that imitate aquatic habitats found in nature.
The Call for Code finalists taking on climate change and Covid-19
29 Sep 2020
A safe queuing app that is intended to replace physical lines and a tool to help families better manage school work during the pandemic are among the five finalists in IBM’s global challenge.
Cityzenith to donate digital twin platform to key cities
28 Sep 2020
The technology provider is launching the Clean Cities – Clean Future campaign to help the world’s most polluted urban centres become carbon neutral.
Charity calls for financial support for innovation to beat coronavirus and climate change
05 Aug 2020
Ashden is calling for more backing for sustainable solutions to help struggling communities around the world build back better and combat the duel impact of Covid-19 and climate change.
€1m project launched to inform a net-zero Covid-19 economic recovery
04 Aug 2020
The first phase of Project Cygnus will deploy €1m in EIT Climate-KIC funding to analyse current economic and environmental investment trends to support regions and countries in their recovery.
SmartCitiesWorld and Leading Cities announce partnership
29 Jul 2020
Through a media partnership, SmartCitiesWorld will support Leading Cities’ initiatives such as AcceliCITY and AcceliGOV that seek to solve urban challenges.
City of Sydney makes the switch to 100 per cent green power
03 Jul 2020
Since 1 July, all of the City’s operations – including streetlights, pools, sports fields, depots and buildings – have been run on 100 per cent locally sourced renewable electricity.
Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response
26 Jun 2020
The report, compiled by the Happiness Agenda team, will help to inform the post-Covid 19 strategy and is focused on the three areas of services, employees and corporate operations.
Can US cities preserve some of their pandemic environmental gains?
12 Jun 2020
Even if US cities could maintain a 10 per cent drop in traffic volumes in the recovery phase, they could significantly improve their climate impact standing, according to a new study by StreetLight Data.
Holistic approaches necessary to counter lockdown fatigue
04 Jun 2020
Societies must be rebuilt in a way that safeguards our health and our economy and networks and knowledge sharing will be essential in building in robust structures to defend against future shocks.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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