Explore The Smarter City


Source: YouTube 3 July 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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IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 3 July 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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How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy


Source: Switchboard 2 July 2015
How Barcelona is becoming a leader in solar energy

I’m not writing much this week, because I’m traveling, very glad to be away from US presidential politics but concerned for all my colleagues and...

ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water


Source: YouTube 29 June 2015
ANU Scientists create a Tractor Beam on water

Physicists at The Australian National University (ANU) have created a tractor beam on water, providing a radical new technique...

Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 24 June 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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Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance


Source: UWTV 22 June 2015
Urban Water: Sustainability in the Balance

Experts predict that by the end of the 21st century, over 80 percent of the world's population will be concentrated in urban areas...

Water Changes Everything.


Source: YouTube 18 June 2015
Water Changes Everything.

Almost a billion people live without clean drinking water. We call this the water crisis. It's a crisis because it...

Six things business needs to know about water and sustainability


Source: The Guardian 17 June 2015
Six things business needs to know about water and sustainability

Companies must adapt to a new era and work with local communities, government and industry to safeguard their water supplies and reputation.

Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen


Source: TreeHugger 15 June 2015 Featured
Researchers Use Rust and Water to Store Solar Energy as Hydrogen

Scientists at EPFL have come up with an inexpensive way to store solar energy as hydrogen. It's a concept that has...

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How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 11 June 2015
How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory

“Smart grid“. It’s a term we throw around a lot, but what does it really mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, why should we...

Carillion sustainability efforts net £27m profit


Source: edie.net 11 June 2015
Carillion sustainability efforts net £27m profit

UK construction giant Carillion added £27.2m to its bottom line in 2014 thanks to sustainability efforts.

Hamburg: Green City of the Future?


Source: Link TV 10 June 2015
Hamburg: Green City of the Future?

All eyes are on Germany as the country prepares to abandon nuclear power by 2020. Hamburg, an industrial port on Germany's northern shore...

Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry


Source: IBM 2 June 2015 Featured
Transforming the Energy & Utilities Industry

Taking a smarter approach to the way we produce, distribute, and consume energy in order to meet the needs of the 21st Century.

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Some 40% of UK’s food imports from areas of high water risk


Source: The Guardian 2 June 2015
Some 40% of UK’s food imports from areas of high water risk

WWF research concludes that sustainability standards can only go so far to prevent agricultural supply chains from running dry

IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 2 June 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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Switching to biofuels could place unsustainable demands on water use


Source: The Guardian 28 May 2015
Switching to biofuels could place unsustainable demands on water use

As the world moves towards renewable sources of energy, it faces an accompanying challenge: water scarcity.

Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru


Source: Vimeo 26 May 2015
Future Megacities - Water Management in Lima, Peru

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education..

Smarter, More Competitive Cities


Source: IBM 22 May 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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Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Cities


Source: Post Carbon Institute 15 May 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...

California water used as bottling source amid drought


Source: TreeHugger 13 May 2015
California water used as bottling source amid drought

As residents suffer mandatory water cuts, water flows freely through a big loophole for beverage bottling facilities.

How your smartphone needs 13 tonnes of water


Source: BusinessGreen 12 May 2015
How your smartphone needs 13 tonnes of water

Nearly 13 tonnes of water and 18 square metres of land are required to produce just one smartphone, according to a new report.

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