News tagged with sustainable cities

Smart cities better defined by new research

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable ...

dateFeb 11, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Mathematician designs social sustainability software

Edgar Antonio Valdés Porras has designed a software and service-oriented theoretical methodology supporting sustainability for cities, which if implemented, would increase economic impact points and infrastructure in Mexico ...

dateMay 29, 2015 in Software
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How liveable are our cities?

An international study has devised a new measure for the "livability" of major cities across the world. The Global Liveable Cities Index (GLCI) takes into account the sensibilities of ordinary working people from 64 cities, ...

dateNov 05, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Predicting a low carbon future for Toronto

Cities are major players in the climate change game. More than half of the world's population lives in urban areas and over 70% of global GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions can be attributed to cities. A case study of Toronto ...

dateFeb 06, 2013 in Environment
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