A vision of smarter cities.


Source: IBM 28 January 2015
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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Nigerians turn to renewable energy as solution to power crisis


Source: DW 28 January 2015
Nigerians turn to renewable energy as solution to power crisis

Nigeria produces about 2.5 million barrels of oil each day, yet many of its citizens live without electricity.

Yes, we can live well and avoid climate disaster, says UK government


Source: The Guardian 28 January 2015
Yes, we can live well and avoid climate disaster, says UK government

The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change.

Smarter cities for smarter growth


Source: IBM 27 January 2015
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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Why London is rubbish at solar


Source: The Guardian 26 January 2015
Why London is rubbish at solar

Lack of political leadership, a mobile population, cramped roof spaces, and the indifference of the rich to energy costs contributes to poor take-up.

What Excites You About Cities and Transportation?


Source: SustainableCities 26 January 2015
What Excites You About Cities and Transportation?

“The science is clear. Climate change is already costly and shaping development,” said Rachel Kyte, the World Bank’s chief climate representative.

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 21 January 2015
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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Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 19 January 2015
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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What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?


Source: SustainableCities 19 January 2015
What Will it Take to Create Smart Cities in India?

In June 2014, the Government of India announced its ambitious plan to build 100 smart cities across the country.

Cleaning up oil spills with magnets at MIT


Source: YouTube 14 January 2015
Cleaning up oil spills with magnets at MIT

MIT researchers have developed a new technique for magnetically separating oil and water that could be...

Cities fighting black carbon to achieve public health and climate benefits


Source: The City Fix 9 January 2015
Cities fighting black carbon to achieve public health and climate benefits

Black carbon, emitted by the incomplete combustion of fuels, is both a major contributor to climate change and a concern for public health in cities.

Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results


Source: IBM 7 January 2015
Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results

This is the essence of smarter public safety. Empowering organizations with the insights and intelligence to address—and prevent—potentially harmful

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Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 6 January 2015
Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities

TEDx Mission recently invited me to speak at their San Francisco event on how cities are using collective intelligence approaches to...

Will your city go 100% renewable?


Source: TreeHugger 6 January 2015
Will your city go 100% renewable?

The recent joint announcement that China and the US would both commit to curbing their carbon emissions was a welcome signal that the tide is turning.

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 6 January 2015
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking


Source: IBM 5 January 2015
Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking

Smart grid means automation of the electric power grid, and automation often means computerization, which can create new...

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Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon


Source: IBM 2 January 2015
Smarter Cities: Bold leadership and engaged communities with IBM's Michael Dixon

Cities everywhere are reinventing themselves to better integrate across functions and collaborate with new partners to create and nurture...

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TheCityFix’s Year in Review: Top ten sustainable cities stories of 2014


Source: The City Fix 1 January 2015
TheCityFix’s Year in Review: Top ten sustainable cities stories of 2014

We’ve been witness to some pretty incredible moments for urban sustainability in 2014. Here's a look back at the top ten stories.

SMART CITY EXPO 2015


Source: YouTube 30 December 2014
SMART CITY EXPO 2015

The innovative Expo 2015 Smart City of the future will turn every visit into a unique experience. Interactive systems in...

IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 30 December 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 30 December 2014
Intelligent Urban Transportation

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities, and the movement of people and goods within them, are critical to the future of citizens and...

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