4 major US cities prepared for rising sea levels

Houston, one of the 4 cities that decreases emissions in order to stop global warming

Houston, one of the 4 cities that decreases emissions in order to stop climate change

4 major US cities, New York, Houston, Miami and San Francisco, have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. 

With the federal government casting off the task of emissions reduction, initiatives are now on cities and states to make up the shortfall. This is what the cities are doing to stave off the threat of climate change. Read More

Business Models and KPIs for Smart Cities

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Cities generally do not have a global picture when it comes to the improvements made available by the Internet of Things. The role of a supplier is to smoothly translate the city’s needs into smart solutions, with adapted KPI’s.

The Smart City is the city of the future. What do we mean if we are talking about Smart Cities and how can we measure it?

Smart Cities are highly energy and resource efficient, increasingly powered by renewable energy sources; they rely on integrated and resilient resource systems and highly efficient in terms of transports, connecting people for health, education and jobs. Read More