Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 4 March 2015
Explore The Smarter City

The time to make our cities smarter is now. But how do you keep traffic flowing? Cure a healthcare system? Protect citizens while protecting their...

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Clegg dishes out £114m in cycling infrastructure funding


Source: BusinessGreen 3 March 2015
Clegg dishes out £114m in cycling infrastructure funding

The government has announced the award of £114m of funding to help eight cities across the UK improve and expand their cycle route networks.

IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety—Law Enforcement


Source: IBM 27 February 2015
IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety—Law Enforcement

Dedicated to protecting citizens and property, many law enforcement agencies are finding it more and more difficult to...

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28 cleanest cities in the world


Source: TreeHugger 27 February 2015
28 cleanest cities in the world

From Stockholm to Sydney to Singapore, these 28 cities work hard to keep things clean and green. Is your city on the list?

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 26 February 2015
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 26 February 2015
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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The Argument For Nuclear Energy In Australia


Source: The Energy Collective 26 February 2015
The Argument For Nuclear Energy In Australia

The Premier of South Australia, Labor’s Jay Weatherill, has announced a Royal Commission into an expanded future role for the state in nuclear energy.

Worst drought on record dries up São Paulo's main water reserves


Source: The Guardian 25 February 2015
Worst drought on record dries up São Paulo's main water reserves

Water shortage in Brazil’s largest city is forcing some to hoard and recycle water as levels in the Cantareira reservoir fall to 6% of its capacity.

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


Source: YouTube 25 February 2015 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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The Smart Future of Urban Mobility


Source: SustainableCities 25 February 2015
The Smart Future of Urban Mobility

The reform of urban mobility remains one of the biggest challenges confronting policy makers around the world.

Think Texas Energy is All About the Oil? Think Again


Source: The Energy Collective 25 February 2015
Think Texas Energy is All About the Oil? Think Again

Technology is making clean energy competitive with coal for the first time in history, and that’s a game changer.

Megacities - Sustaining the City


Source: BBC 24 February 2015
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.

Hydropower scheme now generating clean energy for Morvern community


Source: Renewable Energy Focus 24 February 2015
Hydropower scheme now generating clean energy for Morvern community

Remote Highland community benefiting from stake in Green Highland hydro project on Forestry Commission Scotland land.

IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management


Source: IBM 24 February 2015
IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management

The first obligation of a city is to protect its citizens and its critical infrastructure. But maintaining public safety involves a number of...

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Overcoming China’s institutional barriers to sustainable urban transport


Source: The City Fix 19 February 2015
Overcoming China’s institutional barriers to sustainable urban transport

China’s top-down system of decision-making has been the root of many transformative changes in the past. So why is it so hard to rally city leaders?

Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety


Source: IBM 19 February 2015
Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety

Public safety is vitally important to people living in cities the world over and is essential to the vibrancy and...

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Car sharing the next wave of innovation for Brazilian cities


Source: The City Fix 18 February 2015
Car sharing the next wave of innovation for Brazilian cities

Driving a car is often the easiest, most straightforward mobility option for many urban residents.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 17 February 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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Infographic: The business case for off-grid energy in India


Source: The Climate Group 17 February 2015
Infographic: The business case for off-grid energy in India

Around 360 million people in India lack adequate access to grid-electricity. So how can we close this gap in a way that brings universal benefits.

What Can Really be Done by 2050?


Source: The Energy Collective 16 February 2015
What Can Really be Done by 2050?

The calls for action are becoming louder and bolder as the weeks continue to countdown towards COP21 in Paris.

Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities


Source: IBM 16 February 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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