London's tech sector is enjoying an unprecedented investment boom. Research suggests this may exacerbate income inequality.
For communities looking to achieve energy resilience and engage in the energy transition, an intelligently managed microgrid system can optimise flexibility, while cutting costs and carbon emissions.
The race for cities to become 'smart' has been heightened by the Covid-19 pandemic, but with cybersecurity and other considerations to take into account, a more cautious approach may be advisable.
As we emerge from the pandemic, to what extent have interpretations of a more sustainable, citizen-centric and safer urban environment shifted – and what does best practice look like? Dave Hopping of Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Expo 2020 Dubai’s Nadimeh Mehra give us a glimpse of the future.
Growing backlash against big technology companies, combined with the pandemic, has led to diminishing enthusiasm for a term that once dominated the conversation around the future of cities.