Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities


Source: IBM 23 April 2015
Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities

With rising population levels in cities across the globe and shifting demographics, Public Safety agencies are increasingly challenged to...

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7 Opportunities for Green Buildings in China, According to Developers


Source: SustainableCities 23 April 2015
7 Opportunities for Green Buildings in China, According to Developers

China’s low-carbon future depends on green buildings, with nearly 2 billion square meters of new floor space added each year.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 22 April 2015
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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


Source: IBM 21 April 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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The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World


Source: IBM 21 April 2015
The New Era in Distributed Generation: Delivering Resources to Every Corner of the World

Increasing global energy demands and growing attention to environmental issues require reliable, high-quality power supplies and the use of...

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What the experts say: Is city life the future of sustainability?


Source: The Guardian 17 April 2015
What the experts say: Is city life the future of sustainability?

How can we make our cities better places to live, both for us and the planet, when they are expanding at such a phenomenal rate?

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


Source: YouTube 14 April 2015
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...

Greening bus fleets requires a range of strategies


Source: The City Fix 14 April 2015
Greening bus fleets requires a range of strategies

In 2012 alone, Latin America saw 131,000 preventable air pollution-related deaths. Public transport needs to become more fuel efficient.

How a small city in Texas is becoming the first in the state to use 100% renewable energy


Source: TreeHugger 14 April 2015
How a small city in Texas is becoming the first in the state to use 100% renewable energy

I'm a Texan, not by birth, but by choice for the past few years. Here in Austin, it's easy to find people with like-minded views on renewable energy.

Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!


Source: SolarRoadWays 13 April 2015
Solar FREAKIN' Roadways!

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

A vision of smarter cities.


Source: IBM 13 April 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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Four lessons from Beijing and Shanghai show how China’s cities can curb car congestion


Source: The City Fix 10 April 2015
Four lessons from Beijing and Shanghai show how China’s cities can curb car congestion

Beijing has struggled in previous years to adopt strong transport demand management strategies, but is now looking to expand its TDM policies.

Cone-Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Claim to Generate 20x More Electricity


Source: Tree Hugger 10 April 2015 Featured
Cone-Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Claim to Generate 20x More Electricity

Anyone knows to get the most out of a solar cell it needs to be angled at the sun. And anyone knows that to generate the most energy all...

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Customer Focussed Utilities


Source: IBM 9 April 2015
Customer Focussed Utilities

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

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Will the Caribbean become the next hotbed for renewable energy?


Source: GreenBiz 8 April 2015
Will the Caribbean become the next hotbed for renewable energy?

Caribbean islands, with sky-high electricity prices and abundant solar and wind, are a natural home for solar and wind power.

The Price of Energy: Canada's Challenge and Opportunity


Source: The Energy Collective 8 April 2015
The Price of Energy: Canada's Challenge and Opportunity

The Carbon Brief suggests that in order to meet the two degree planetary warming limit 75% of Canada’s petroleum reserves will have to be left alone.

Wireless EV Charging Without High Frequency Electromagnetic Fields


Source: Earth Techling 7 April 2015 Featured
Wireless EV Charging Without High Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

Digital is good, but wireless is better. Advancements over the past few decades have made it possible to use our electronic devices without...

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Smarter cities for smarter growth


Source: IBM 7 April 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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The Eight Principles of the Sidewalk: Building More Active Cities


Source: SustainableCities 7 April 2015
The Eight Principles of the Sidewalk: Building More Active Cities

Sidewalks are an integral part of cities and should be prioritized as a central component of people-oriented urban design.

Where is the world's greenest city?


Source: The Guardian 2 April 2015
Where is the world's greenest city?

It’s easy to say we’d like our cities to be cleaner and greener. But what does that even mean? “Greenness” is a concept that’s hard to pin down.

India's IT plans suffer from power cuts, congestion - and monkeys


Source: Reuters 2 April 2015
India's IT plans suffer from power cuts, congestion - and monkeys

As India launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past.

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