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United Arab Emirates
The city can’t focus on being “number one” without a robust framework for comparison, Dubai’s Aisha Miran says.
Brendon Bosworth March 28, 2017

Dubai, Doha and Tel Aviv are among the cities embracing sensors, mobile apps and smart meters, the World Economic Forum reports. 

March 4, 2016
The New Urban Agenda can “drive implementation of the Paris climate agreement”, one official said as the UAE hosted a thematic meeting on energy.
Simone d'Antonio January 29, 2016

Solar-powered man-made trees in Dubai can charge electronic devices and connect people to the Internet without drawing from the power grid, according to the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

August 31, 2015

Abu Dhabi’s newest police car is designed for high-speed chases, the Daily Mail reports. 

July 8, 2015

The one-story structure will be the first office building made this way, Reuters reports. 

July 3, 2015

The “Robo Cops” will help the city handle a surge in visitors for Expo 2020 by patrolling malls and other public venues, the Khaleej Times reports.

May 7, 2015

The requirement to use environmentally-friendly varieties of cement made of recycled material began this month, Al Bawaba reports. 

April 22, 2015

A key concern is the impact on limited water resources in the desert environment, Green Prophet reports. 

March 18, 2015

Dubai hopes to remove 7,000 vehicles from its roads on February 4, the city’s annual Car Free Day, Green Prophet reports. 

January 22, 2015

The Desert Rose smart city in Dubai would use sewage water for irrigation and emphasize recycling, Emirates 24/7 reports. 

June 3, 2014

A city built from scratch in the United Arab Emirates will finally add homes in its quest to resemble a “real” place, Green Prophet reports. 

May 21, 2014

RFID tags in the bins collect data on how much refuse and recyclables were loaded, Gulf News reports.

January 16, 2014
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