Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?


Source: YouTube 18 December 2014
Sunand Prasad: What Do We Mean By Smarter Cities?

Cities -- dystopia or the best arena for human flourishing? Will all that is worst in city life dominate the future, or will technology allow us to...

Four Actions that Latin America's Cities Can Explore to Combat Climate Change


Source: The Energy Collective 18 December 2014
Four Actions that Latin America's Cities Can Explore to Combat Climate Change

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most urbanized region in the world, with 80 percent of its inhabitants living in cities.

Adam Newton: A New Lens on Smarter Cities


Source: YouTube 17 December 2014
Adam Newton: A New Lens on Smarter Cities

Cities -- dystopia or the best arena for human flourishing? Will all that is worst in city life dominate the future, or will technology allow us to...

Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 16 December 2014
Customer Focussed Utilities

Two recent IBM research reports, Plugging in the Consumer: Innovating Utility Business Models for the Future, and...

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Increasing Mode Share of Bus Transport in Indian Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 16 December 2014
Increasing Mode Share of Bus Transport in Indian Cities

Like many cities around the world, Indian cities are experiencing urbanization, motorization, and increasing congestion.

Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city


Source: YouTube 15 December 2014
Kent Larson: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city

How can we fit more people into cities without overcrowding? Kent Larson shows off folding cars, quick-change apartments and other innovations that...

How to Green the World’s Deserts and Reverse Climate Change


Source: Blue Living Ideas 15 December 2014
How to Green the World’s Deserts and Reverse Climate Change

Allan Savory discusses how to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change in this TED talk...

Three Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 15 December 2014
Three Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

Sustainable, accessible, thriving cities are within our reach by investing in solutions like energy efficiency and integrated public transit.

A vision of smarter cities.


Source: IBM 15 December 2014
A vision of smarter cities.

An urbanizing world means cities are gaining greater control over their development, economically and politically. Cities are also...

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Smarter cities for smarter growth


Source: IBM 12 December 2014
Smarter cities for smarter growth

In the twenty-first century, growth, economic value and competitive differentiation of cities will increasingly be derived from people and...

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Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition


Source: YouTube 12 December 2014 Featured
Toyota's Smart Insect Concept EV Packs Kinect Motion Sensor and Voice Recognition

Toyota's latest concept car, called the Smart INSECT, works as a giant accessory for your cell phone, connecting to all sorts of...

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Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!


Source: SolarRoadWays 11 December 2014
Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!

Two American engineers have set out to overhaul the US's transport and energy infrastructures

The Unique 'Fingerprints' of 131 Cities


Source: Planetizen 10 December 2014
The Unique 'Fingerprints' of 131 Cities

An article on big think examines a project to find the unique qualities of urban street grids as an exercise in the potential of Big Data.

Optical Camouflage To Be Implemented Into Cars In 5 Years


Source: BitRebels 10 December 2014 Featured
Optical Camouflage To Be Implemented Into Cars In 5 Years

Features built into cars that help people drive more safely have become very popular lately. Everything from rear and front mounted cameras to...

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Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio's Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions


Source: Sustainable Cities 10 December 2014
Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio's Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

Rio de Janeiro is one of the world’s leading cities injecting sustainability into its planning. In 2011, it enacted an ambitious climate change law.

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 10 December 2014
Smarter, More Competitive Cities

In our world of seven billion people, the global rural-urban balance of populations has tipped for the first time in favor of cities. About one in...

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Why Cities Can (and Should) Lead the Sustainable Consumption Movement


Source: Shareable 10 December 2014
Why Cities Can (and Should) Lead the Sustainable Consumption Movement

In October, sustainable consumption experts gathered at The Role of Cities in Advancing Sustainable Consumption workshop in Eugene, Oregon.

Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 9 December 2014
Collaborating for a Smarter Grid

The world has seen significant political and economic change. The global financial crisis has put economic pressure on the energy and...

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Launch Of First Global Standard To Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cities


Source: Sustainable Cities 9 December 2014
Launch Of First Global Standard To Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Cities

Today, the first widely endorsed standard for cities to measure and report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions was launched.

The power of partnership in driving sustainable progress in a connected world


Source: The Climate Group 9 December 2014
The power of partnership in driving sustainable progress in a connected world

In today’s increasingly interconnected world, things move fast. Which is generally good news as it stimulates innovation, economic activity and choice

Megacities - Sustaining the City


Source: BBC 8 December 2014
Megacities - Sustaining the City

Documentary series in which Andrew Marr finds out how some of the world's biggest cities feed, protect and move their citizens.

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