Issue No. 11 | 2020

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05.06.2020 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL

Accelerating change: from smart city to smart society

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed some of the shortcomings of major cities in times of crisis. As the world searches for ways to make urban areas more resilient, smart city initiatives offer some of the answers.

Smart window technology that automatically changes color by sunlight

A research team from Korea Institute of Energy Research developed a smart window technology that can automatically adjust the amount of sunlight entering the room by changing the color of the window.

New South Wales to transition to 100% green hydrogen electricity

The Australian state of New South Wales could soon transition from fossil-based electricity to 100% green hydrogen. ‘Project NEO‘ will store green hydrogen using its fuel cell technology to provide round-the-clock electricity supply.

Technology – a way out of traffic congestion in metropolitan areas

Using technology – such as video cameras, algorithms, and electronic road signs – to manage traffic congestion is more effective than building more roads, according to a new study from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

‘Things have to change’: tourism businesses look to a greener future

No planes in the sky, empty hotels and deserted attractions: The pandemic has dealt travel a severe blow, some hope it can be an opportunity to introduce slower, fairer, more sustainable holidays.

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