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IDC reveals Asia-Pacific 2020 smart city award winners
29 May 2020
Nineteen smart city projects across the region have been recognised in the sixth annual awards programme, which were announced in a virtual event this year.
Crowd prevention system uses smart pole to create safer beaches
22 May 2020
Omniflow’s technology analyses how busy the beach is and shows real-time occupancy levels on the pole or an app so a user can make an informed decision about where to go.
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.
Cleantech start-ups address climate change
24 Apr 2020
Participants in the Urban Future Prize were challenged to develop productive and equitable solutions in a number of areas, including smart cities.
Exeter launches its roadmap to carbon neutrality by 2030
15 Apr 2020
At a time when the coronavirus crisis is forcing citizens and organisations to reassess lifestyles and behaviours, Exeter City Futures said planning for a net-zero future has never been more relevant.
Netherlands doubles renewable energy subsidies
23 Mar 2020
In December 2019, the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ordered the government to cut the nation’s CO2 emissions by 25 per cent from 1990 levels by the end of 2020.
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.
Manchester unveils five-year climate action plan
03 Mar 2020
The plan will sit alongside a citywide Climate Change Framework which sets out how the city as a whole can reach the agreed target of becoming zero carbon by 2038.
Edinburgh Climate Commission chair announced
25 Feb 2020
The commission has been established to connect stakeholders from the business, public and civil society sectors and will work to create opportunities for local climate action.
105 cities make CDP’s climate action ‘A List’
18 Feb 2020
Analysis suggested that, on average, cities on the A List are taking over three times as many climate actions as non-A List cities.
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.
26 May 2020
Audio should play a central role in smart city planning
22 May 2020
Preparing tomorrow’s city and utility workforce, today
18 May 2020
Cities prepare for the electrification of transport in an ever-changing world
06 May 2020
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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