Cities go smarter and green with new online platform

A smart cities platform has been launched by a trade body to create cleaner, greener and more sustainable urban environments. The Environmental Industries Commission’s (EIC) cross-sector, free to access online tool aims to bring different smart technologies and big data together, match cities facing environmental challenges with new, innovative solutions and provide an evidence base to […]

‘Cities need to go green to hit COP21 goals’

Cities need to be built and managed differently if the Paris Agreement targets are to be achieved. That’s according to Future Cities Catapult Chair Keith Clarke, who says $30 trillion (£24.08tn) of infrastructure work will be needed to meet urban priorities against the backdrop of the Paris agreement. This is largely due to massive forecasted increases […]

London-based bank helps Tirana become greener

A London-based bank is to help the capital city of Albania become more sustainable. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the municipality of Tirana are joining forces to develop a comprehensive set of policies in a bid to help the city become greener. The plan will be drawn up as part of […]