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Only open data can save smart cities says Open Data Institute

This is a reblog of a great piece written by the Open Data Institute illustrating how open data is key to the development and evolution of smart cities. Open data … Continue reading

August 29, 2015

Universities Role in Development in Africa and the World Over

In Kenya, what initially started off as a small animal husbandry research station, was given to the Seventh Day Adventist Church to create a university, dramatically transforming the area within … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

City Devolution and Governance

Ben Harrison, Director of Partnerships at The Centre for Cities has written a great piece this week about the governance issues affecting city regions and the pace of devolution. The announcement this … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 2 Comments

District energy in cities – UNEP Report

The development of ‘modern’ district energy (DE) systems is one of the best options, according to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in a new publication: District energy in cities – … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cities As Platforms

Gerard Grech is CEO of Tech City UK, a nonprofit organization focused on accelerating the growth of UK digital businesses. This piece is reblogged from  Cities As Platforms – To evolve, cities … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 essential books every sustainability practitioner should read

Originally posted on Kit England:
As a sustainability practitioner I pick up the odd recommendation for books here and there. However, it’s hard to track down ‘killer’ books – ones…

August 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

City transport needs saving from itself

A really good piece on integration of systems and a smart city approach published by The Conversation (7th August 2015) “City transport needs saving from itself – here’s how to … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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