Issue No. 14 | 2019

News of tomorrow

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19.07.2019 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL

How to erase 100 years of carbon emissions? Plant trees – lots of them.

Increasing the Earth's forests by an area the size of the United States would cut atmospheric carbon dioxide 25 percent. However, the amount of suitable land area diminishes as global temperatures rise.

Smart cities are built by smart people, not smart things

As cities around the world try to get as smart as possible, it's important to keep one thing in mind: If the essence of urban development is individual action, then a city can only be as smart as its citizens.

Carbon pricing and the journey towards an 'energy constrained world'

An international system to curb energy use may be the only way to lift people out of poverty while preserving the planet - but is the world really ready for such a radical shift in thinking?

Smart city data: A convoluted web

IoT devices act as the beating heart of a city, pumping the blood (data) around. But, IoT devices can also generate data, and the underlying structures of the data life cycle will be aggregated and deeply intertwined.

Where technology’s future is being tracked today

A shopping center on the fringes of Ljubljana, Slovenia resembles those in virtually any European city. But it's different in one significant way: BTC City, as the development is called, is part of an experiment aimed at changing how we live.

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