Smart City Evolutionary Path
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Smart City Evolutionary Path
How ICT and participation initiatives can enable a scenario of smart citizens in smart cities
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China Is Still Winning The Clean Energy Race

China Is Still Winning The Clean Energy Race | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The clean energy sector--especially the solar industry--has looked a little depressing in the past few years, especially in the bankruptcy-ridden U.S. and China. And yet, the annual Pew clean energy report implores us to stay optimistic.
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An interesting example of platform aimed at generating a debate on sustainabilty issues.

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The “Internet of Things” Could Save 9 Billion Tons of Carbon

The “Internet of Things” Could Save 9 Billion Tons of Carbon | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The humble RFID tag could be the homing device leading us to a new, much greener economy, argues a major new report released from the nonprofit Carbon War Room and AT&T, a company conveniently highly invested in the so-called "Internet of Things."The...
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Increasing sustainability through M2M technologies represent a very interesting trend

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Phaedra Pardue's curator insight, March 5, 2013 6:51 PM

It's all connected, I've always said, but now it really will be!

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Come cambia il supermercato ai tempi dell'alimentazione bio

Come cambia il supermercato ai tempi dell'alimentazione bio | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
La scelta alimentare eco-sostenibile degli italiani influenza la grande distribuzione, che rivoluziona se stessa con investimenti green a 360 gradi.
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How will our future cities look?

How will our future cities look? | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Cities have inspired movie-makers, artists, architects and engineers for centuries, but what will they look like in the future?
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New study quantifies the potential for the ICT industry to reduce carbon emissions by seven times the sector’s own carbon footprint

New study quantifies the potential for the ICT industry to reduce carbon emissions by  seven times the sector’s own carbon footprint | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
The new research identifies the potential of ICT-enabled solutions to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas produced across six sectors of the economy: power, transportation, manufacturing, consumer and service, agriculture and buildings.
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Democrazia energetica: come adottare un pannello fotovoltaico | QualEnergia.it

Democrazia energetica: come adottare un pannello fotovoltaico | QualEnergia.it | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Molto si è parlato delle energie rinnovabili in questi anni, sulle novità e le opportunità che hanno portato nel nostro Paese. Anni di crisi, diciamo sempre più spesso, ma anche anni di risveglio della coscienza civica.
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An increasing number of initiatives directly promoted by the citizens are supporting local public administrations in the implementation of sustainable energy solutions...

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Riuso, da beneficienza a business che crea posti di lavoro

Riuso, da beneficienza a business che crea posti di lavoro | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Impiegano 40mila persone, spesso in difficoltà, e coinvolgono 110mila volontari: è boom per le imprese sociali del Vecchio continente che riciclano prodotti e li immettono sul mercato a prezzi popolari...
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Business opportunities related to a smart waste management approach are huge.

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Greenapes, la community che ti premia se sei ecosostenibile

Greenapes, la community che ti premia se sei ecosostenibile | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Una nuova app promette di aiutarci a compiere buone azioni puntando su un algoritmo che individua l’effetto positivo dei nostri comportamenti
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What is green hosting and how does it work? - Green Hosting | Website Hosting | Green Web Hosting - GreenHostIt.com

What is green hosting and how does it work? - Green Hosting | Website Hosting | Green Web Hosting - GreenHostIt.com | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
A lot of companies that call themselves green are"green" in name only - website hosting, green hosting
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Il piano Ue per i combustibili puliti

Il piano Ue per i combustibili puliti | Smart City Evolutionary Path | Scoop.it
Italia bene per metano e idrogeno, dovrà installare 125mila colonnine elettriche entro il 2020.  La nuova strategia di Bruxelles per sganciare il Vecchio Continente dal petrolio
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