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  1. London unveils new green transport plan
    London unveils new green transport plan 22 Jun 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed a new draft Transport Strategy for the capital, which includes the expansion of the city’s cycle network and a pledge to go zero emission by 2050

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. 36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 22 Jun 2017

    The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  3. Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind
    Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind 21 Jun 2017

    Santiago’s metro system – which transports approximately 2.4 million passengers each day – will become one of the first subways in the world to source most of its power needs from renewable energy

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
    Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change 14 Jun 2017

    The city of Seattle in Washington has expressed its “commitment to meet or exceed” the goals of the Paris Agreement following a vote in the City Council

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035
    Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035 5 Jun 2017

    The city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania plans to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, including wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday 2 June

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  6. World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature
    World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature 1 Jun 2017

    World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations
    Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations 24 May 2017

    Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and the Danish Consortium, Smart City World Labs, have forged a joint initiative to spur green innovation to help mitigate the impact of climate change

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  8. Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution
    Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution 23 May 2017

    The world’s first fully-electric racing series and UN Environment have joined forces to launch a global partnership to improve inner-city air quality, through the support of alternative energy solutions and uptake of electric vehicles (EVs)

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  9. BMW to expand electro-mobility options in Hamburg
    BMW to expand electro-mobility options in Hamburg 18 May 2017

    BMW Group and the city of Hamburg have announced a strategic partnership to provide electro-mobility options all across the German city

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Atlanta becomes the 27th US city to commit to 100% renewables
    Atlanta becomes the 27th US city to commit to 100% renewables 2 May 2017

    Atlanta lawmakers passed a resolution on Monday 1 May to pursue 100 per cent renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, to power the city by 2035

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23

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