This week, NOAA and NASA announced that 2015 was the hottest year on record globally, by a wide margin. Earlier this month, NOAA reported that 2015 was the second hottest year on record in the United States, driving increasingly costly and frequent extreme weather events.
India is in the process of converting 20 of its urban centres into smart cities. Smart cities are essentially urban clusters with smooth transportation, e-governance, and better social infrastructure, including healthcare and education.
When Anjali Ramkissoon unleashed a vicious tirade against an Uber driver on Jan. 17, she was an anonymous neurology resident living in Miami. Just a few days later, she was appearing on “Good Morning America” to apologize for what she called the “biggest mistake” of her life.
Nelson’s growing technology sector has inspired community leaders to continue their work towards obtaining Intelligent Community status for the city.
MUMBAI: The Modi government’s vision of creating 100 smart cities will require an investment of over $150 billion over the next few years with private sector being a significant contributor, says a report.
NEW DELHI: The government today named 20 cities that will soon get a 50,800 crore or 7.5 billion dollar makeover to turn them into ‘Smart Cities’ with facilities and infrastructure comparable to Europe. The cities will be given funds to solve problems from power cuts to poor sanitation to traffic.
To help Ottawa’s nearly 1750 knowledge-based businesses maximize their innovation processes; Invest Ottawa has opened a corporate Innovation Clinic.
As more people move to urban areas, cities face ever more economic and environmental challenges, including resource constraints, economic restructuring, aging populations, and pressures on public finances.
Urban planners the world over yearn to replicate the success of Silicon Valley: witness Thames Valley (England) and Silicon Oasis (Dubai), to name just two of these attempts. Invariably, these well-intentioned efforts fail for the simple reason that they’re trying to replicate the wrong model.
One of the country’s oldest dailies, the Guelph Mercury, will cease publishing its print editions this week, the latest casualty of the deep malaise in Canada’s newspaper industry, its publisher announced Monday.