Circular in the city

(EUROPE) Germany and Switzerland will be talking cities and the circular economy this October. Innovators Magazine is a media partner with the Local Renewables Conference which is Find out more about t...

America accelerates renewables goals

There are now 67 American cities signed up to the goal of moving to 100% renewable energy. Yesterday we reported news of number 66, Bellingham, Washington; and hot on its heels, Kennett Township, Pennsylvani...

Cities and the circular economy

(GERMANY/SWITZERLAND) This year's Local Renewables Conference will focus on the journey ahead for the circular economy. Innovators Magazine is a media partner with the event, which will debate how urban c...

Join food sustainability Twitter chat

The challenge of creating sustainable food systems capable of feeding rapidly expanding city populations will be the topic of a Twitter chat next week. Jointly hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation and th...

Are you living in a clean energy city?

More than 100 cities worldwide source at least 70% of their electricity from renewable energy sources, according to new data released today. Published by 'environmental impact non-profit', CDP, it reveals th...

Circular gongs for European cities

Discussions at an annual gathering of European city leaders in Slovenia last week were very much focussed on the circular economy. Ljubljana hosted the EUROCITIES 2017 conference, which saw representatives f...

Europe opens Digital Cities Challenge

European cities are being urged to take the 'Digital Cities Challenge'. Launched this week by the European Commission, the Challenge is open to EU member states. The 15 European cities selected will receive ...

Help solve global problems

An MIT initiative is looking for innovators who can help in addressing the world's biggest problems. The Solve project is currently accepting submissions for ideas on how to build 'sustainable urban communit...

Using data to ‘tackle climate change’

(FRANCE) An initiative launched in Paris this month will see some of the world's biggest cities use data technology to tackle climate change. Not long after Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw...

Opportunity knocks for city leaders

|12 February 2017| Urban centres worldwide are being invited to take the Smarter Cities Challenge and improve the lives of citizens. IBM's annual challenge is seeking proposals from city leaders that coul...