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As Trump enters White House, California renews climate change fight | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California released new measures to fight climate change within minutes of Donald Trump being sworn in as U.S. president on Friday, signaling the state’s commitment to be the nation’s environmental steward under an administration that has questioned the reality of global …

Environmentalism

DC’s Gramercy District to become a $500m smart city test project

Global private equity firm 22 Capital Partners has chosen FedBid Inc. to help build its 22 CityLink smart city platform.<p>FedBid is an online marketplace that facilitates businesses and educational institutes participating in government procurement of goods and services.<p>The new smart city platform is …

Real Estate

Where millennials are buying homes, according to new study

The rental generation turns to homeownership in these cities<p>It’s no secret that many millennials are struggling with the dream of homeownership. The majority of millennials don’t meet the credit score requirements to get a mortgage from Fannie Mae, and nearly a third of them still live with mom and …

Digital Signs Could Become the Next Tool for Smart Cities

Smart city initiatives often emphasize a mix-and-match approach to technology: lamp posts that also measure air quality, for example.<p>Slated to pilot …

Personal data fuels smart city programs

Many citizens will be sharing information about themselves with municipal governments -- in exchange for enhanced services<p>If you live in a big city, …

Internet of Things

What will London and LA look like in 2121? Environmental scientist illustrates the future of world's biggest cities

An academic has predicted how some of the most well-known and beloved cities on earth will look like in a future green utopia.<p>Alan Marshall, an …

Urbanism

Compare cities with this attractive city-comparing tool

City-compare does exactly as its name suggests: select two U.S. cities and it will display various charts and statistics by way of comparison, all …

U.S. Census

9 Lessons From Around The World To Create The Perfect City

From eliminating cars to massive home building projects to designing for all citizens, cities around the world are experimenting with new urban innovations. Here are some of the best that should be widely adopted.<p>Five years from now, we could have cities that are noticeably cleaner, safer, and more …

The Future of Protein: Here's How Lab-Grown Meat is Transforming Our Future

Finding Fault with Factory Farms<p>The technology behind lab-cultured meat products is rapidly advancing. It’s possible that we will start seeing these …

Agriculture

The Collaboration Software That's Rejuvenating The Young Global Leaders Of Davos

Human-focused software helped the World Economic Forum bring one of its core programs back to life. Could it work for your office too?<p>It’s a tough time to be a Davos Man. Even during globalization’s heyday, the World Economic Forum’s annual summit was mocked for being out of touch, and this year is …

World Economic Forum

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines.<p>An attendee communicate with SARA, a socially aware robot assisstant, during a presentation at the annual meeting of the …

The Future