How can technology help cities grow revenue, improve quality of life, and attract more investors? A new report explores the many benefits — and potential missteps — that city leaders face when they implement the latest digital advancements.
Citing an infrastructure project that rendered all of New York city as a Wi-Fi hotspot, the World Economic Forum says public-private partnerships are key to implementing the United Nations’ goals to improve life in cities around the world.
A growing tech sector symbolises urban India’s upward mobility and economic vigour, but poses an existential threat to a vital resource: Water. Here's how an innovative programme seeks to stop the tap from running out.
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One year on from the Sustainable Development Goals coming into effect, IIED asks whether the international consensus underpinning the goals is strong enough to drive the shift from vision to creating real political change.
Innovations in electric mobility could boost the electric car from a niche form of transport to a mass market one sooner than expected. Stephen Hall from the University of Leeds highlights five developments making this happen.
The benefits of living in urban centres are fading as poor city planning takes a toll on health, education and the environment. ADB's Susann Roth talks about how we can reclaim the urban health advantage.
The Harnessing Public-Private Cooperation to Deliver the New Urban Agenda report emphasises that the future of cities largely depends on the way urbanisation is managed and public-private collaboration is leveraged ...
Free, openly available tool from Autodesk enables cities to set science-based climate targets. By Emma Stewart, Ph.D., Head of Sustainability Solutions, Autodesk and Daniel Aronson, formerly Research Lead Director, Sustainability ...