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Local Authorities need an open market approach to meet EV charging demands

Electric vehicles are increasing in demand across the UK – but with this EV growth, more infrastructure and EV charging points are needed.
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Transforming the performance of your built assets and estate

Glider Technology Limited discusses built asset data and its importance for the construction industry.
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The green cloud: How cloud computing can help the public sector achieve energy efficiency...

Cloud computing offers an array of benefits for public sector organisations, particularly in light of soaring energy costs. Here, QuickThink Cloud explore the potential savings of the green cloud Moving to the green cloud isn’t just common sense; it’s also an environmental imperative. Public sector organisations are facing increased pressure...
Peak District views

Net zero transport for tourists in the Peak District

The trial for ‘PEAK Express’, a hydrogen-powered net zero transport option for tourists travelling to the Peak District in the UK, has commenced.
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Why we must prioritise investment into digital investment

David Hennell discusses why it's imperative for the future Prime Minister to prioritise digital investment as part of any future ‘Levelling Up’ plans.
Laptop keyboard with green key reading 'Critical National Infrastructure'

Cyber risk: how secure is our critical infrastructure?

We can’t be complacent about cybersecurity threats to critical national infrastructure - every organisation must play a part in protecting it.
Institute of Marine Sciences

Waste FEW ULL project

Lessons on sustainable solutions from the Waste FEW ULL project by Jana Fried, Adina Paytan and Waste FEW ULL project participants
Cagliari bay, Italian city view of the ocean

European cities compete for sustainability and green change

The European Green Capital and Green Leaf Awards are competitions for European cities which are improving the environment.
water infrastructure

Water infrastructure and planning in a climate-changing world

Maria Alina Rădulescu, Wim Leendertse and Jos Arts, from the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), look towards water infrastructure to plan for better stakeholder engagement.
respiratory health indigenous

Poor housing creates respiratory health issues for Indigenous children

In First Nation communities in Canada, poor housing conditions lead to frequent rates of respiratory infections - especially in children under three.
green cities, infrastructure

How do we define green infrastructure?

An exploration of ‘green infrastructure’ plans across 20 US cities found several inconsistent and limited definitions - so researchers created a new one.
Fibre optic cables

Fibre optic cables fed through water pipes in UK broadband trial

Fibre optic cables will be fed through water pipes in a new UK Government broadband trial to connect more hard-to-reach homes.
smart infrastructure solutions

What if there was an ‘Alexa’ for smart infrastructure solutions?

Leading smart infrastructure solutions company Costain discusses the countless benefits of setting up the right data-sharing platform to help organisations transform business performance and meet carbon reduction targets.
a british european partnership, bartlett

Towards a British-European partnership on a circular economy

The United Kingdom is about to leave the EU – but there are opportunities to rebuild a strong partnership around a more circular economy, states Professor Raimund Bleischwitz, Director of UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources.
EU transport projects, green recovery

EU invests over €2bn in transport projects to boost the EU’s green recovery

The EU is injecting almost €2.2bn into 140 key transport projects to boost the green recovery by improving sustainable transport links across the continent and creating jobs.

PM Boris Johnson ends 5G infrastructure plans with Huawei

On Tuesday (14 July), PM Boris Johnson cancelled 5G infrastructure plans with Chinese tech giant Huawei: What does this mean?
black swans, public administration

Rare organisational failure with severe consequences

Here, Professor Wolfgang Seibel explains how “black swans” in public administration are responsible for disasters like Grenfell.
local authority funding, IED

Economic development in the UK: Local authority funding is a crisis of our making

Nigel Wilcock is Executive Director of the Institute of Economic Development and argues that local authority funding is a crisis of our making.
Travel Time

The Worthwhile Experience of Travel Time: Perspectives from the MoTiV Project

Learn about the exciting MoTiV Project and the worthwhile experience of Travel Time, with expert input from the European Cyclists’ Federation and the University of Žilina.
international development lab

Regional Development in Sweden: The story of an international development lab

At the Alexanderson Institute in Sweden, new and exciting methods are created to promote future growth, as we now discover.

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