April 18, 2013
A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study.
April 18, 2013
Investing in sustainable infrastructures and resource efficient technologies in cities offers a golden opportunity to deliver economic growth says UN
March 26, 2013
As Canada’s resource economy expands, the demand placed on remote communities for reliable services and infrastructure will necessitate rapid investment in these areas.
February 10, 2013
Across the globe, the number of people living in cities will increase to 6.3 billion by 2050, up from 3.6 billion in 2010. This explosive urbanization will be a corresponding growth in smart city initiatives.
December 12, 2012
New Worldwatch Institute report examines the growth rate of the global urban population and its social and health challenges
August 25, 2012
Asia must act now to pave the way for green, resource-friendly cities or face a bleak and environmentally degraded future. That was the key conclusion of a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released this month.
August 02, 2012
Long-term urban planning is needed to adapt the urban environment and make it more resilient to climate change, according to a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report that aims to support urban policy development and decision making
August 01, 2012
Last week, the City of Vancouver announced its plan to adopt a climate adaptation strategy on how to deal with future climatic events. The strategy will be reviewed annually and updated every five years.
July 24, 2012
Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world's cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute.
July 23, 2012
A newly established innovation network in Germany called "Morgenstadt" (or "City of the Future") seeks to engineer new urban technologies and integrate them into a holistic and systemic approach to how cities are managed.