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Safe space: Redefining the resilient city

Safe space: Redefining the resilient city

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.

In partnership with Siemens Smart Infrastructure

Everything but the (forest) sink

Everything but the (forest) sink

Transitioning heating systems and power stations from coal to wood was generally considered beneficial for the climate, but science-based opposition to 'climate neutral' assumptions about biomass is gaining traction.

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Europe is home to most floating wind projects so far

Operating floating wind energy projects by capacity (Source: Quest Floating Wind Energy, data as of August 2020)

Project Capacity (MW)
Hywind Scotland, UK 30
WindFloat Atlantic, Portugal 25
Fukushima Ph2, Japan 5
Hibiki, Japan 3
Zefyros, Norway 2
Floatgen, France 2
Fukushima Ph1, Japan 2
Toda Sakiyama Demo, Japan 2
Kincardine Tranche 1, UK 2

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How team EU-US can get the world to kick coal

How team EU-US can get the world to kick coal

Coal has to go, and fast, if net-zero emissions targets are to be met and the world to avoid dangerous climate change. The EU and US should join forces to lead the effort, argue Pieter de Pous from E3G and Steve Herz from the Sierra Club.

Lead the charge: Easing the transition for corporates making the EV switch

With more than 100 of the world's largest businesses committed to entirely electric fleets by 2030, there will soon be millions more electric vehicles on the road, requiring huge investment in charging infrastructure. How might digital technologies help ease the transition to electromobility?

In partnership with Siemens Smart Infrastructure

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