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...

Cities urged to use more renewable energy

|18 October 2016| A new report is calling on cities to take action and scale up their use of renewable energy to better support the transition to a low carbon economy. The International Renewable Energy A...

Race on to build trillion dollar smart cities

The race to create a world of smart cities will generate a $1.56 trillion market place by 2020, according to Frost and Sullivan. New innovations in transport, energy and urban developments will transform the...

IoT and energy

|27 January 2016| Global energy generation and consumption will be revolutionised by the internet of things (IoT). Nearly three quarters of the world’s energy is consumed by cities and IoT will be key to ...