Special Reports

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

More cities declare climate emergencies: Will it spur real change?

Experts praise cities for highlighting the scale of the climate crisis but urge them to follow up with concrete actions.

To make your city smarter, start with the kids

To make your city smarter, start with the kids

Rather than thinking about traffic, trash or telecommunications, children could be the unifying factor that pulls a smart city strategy together.

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Sarah Wray takes a look at some of the initiatives cities have in place for managing traffic congestion

Paved with good intentions

Paved with good intentions

Roads offer one of the biggest deployments for smart technologies