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  1. Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution
    Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution 23 Feb 2017

    The city of Stuttgart in Germany will impose bans on diesel vehicles during periods of high-pollution beginning in 2018, according to state officials

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions
    Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions 21 Feb 2017

    Singapore has announced a new carbon tax which will come into force by 2019, with initial prices set between US$7 and US$14 per tonne of emissions

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles
    London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles 20 Feb 2017

    Older, more polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 charge to drive in central London’s congestion charge zone from 23 October, the city’s mayor has said

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Two more U.S. cities to go 100% renewable
    Two more U.S. cities to go 100% renewable 20 Feb 2017

    Pueblo, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, have become the 22nd and 23rd cities in the United States to commit to 100 per cent renewable energy targets

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Tokyo 2020 to make medals from old mobile phones
    Tokyo 2020 to make medals from old mobile phones 9 Feb 2017

    The medals presented at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 will be made from recycled mobile phones

    Asia,Worldwide,Smart Cities,Sports
  6. Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy
    Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy 30 Jan 2017

    Melbourne’s tram network will become entirely powered by solar energy under a new proposal by the Andrews government to build large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,COP 23
  7. Ford tackles air pollution in London with new plug-in hybrid vans
    Ford tackles air pollution in London with new plug-in hybrid vans 26 Jan 2017

    Ford – in partnership with Transport for London – is launching a year-long trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans

    Europe,Finance,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. First U.S. College converts to all-electric bus fleet
    First U.S. College converts to all-electric bus fleet 25 Jan 2017

    The University of California Irvine (UCI) announced that it is acquiring 20 electric buses from Chinese automobile manufacturer BYD, costing $15 million

    North America,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Disposable plastics banned in Delhi
    Disposable plastics banned in Delhi 24 Jan 2017

    In December 2016, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) voted in favour of the banning of all disposable plastics in India’s capital city, the law came into effect on 1 January, 2017

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities
  10. Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
    Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics 19 Jan 2017

    Beijing 2022 is set to be the most environmentally friendly Winter Olympic Games yet

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports

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