More than half of the world’s 7.8 billion people live in cities and urban areas. By 2050, an additional 2.5 billion will be living there. As that figure continues to climb and ever more people flock to metropolitan areas in the hope of a better life, the big question is: how do we fit everyone in?
Gdańsk's port plays a key role in Poland's recent history, but it is also central to the city's plans to become a European logistics hub, while also leveraging its strengths in IT, services and manufacturing.
Now COP26 has finished, we need new solutions to prove that the UK can achieve the government’s goal and reach net zero by 2050. Now, a partnership between South Wales and western England is poised to become a green energy super cluster.
A new generation of buildings at the grid edge, where smart building meets smart grid, is contributing to the decarbonisation, digitalisation and democratisation of the energy system. Thomas Kiessling, CTO of Siemens Smart Infrastructure, explains the transformative power of the grid-interactive building.
Public finance will be insufficient to meet the growing investment gap for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure worldwide. Luckily, EV chargers are an easy fit for private finance, says Siemens Financial Services.
Climate change is magnifying threats such as flooding, wildfires, tropical storms and drought. In 2020 the US experienced a record-breaking 22 weather and climate disasters that each caused at least $1bn in damage. So far in 2021, the count stands at 18.