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Four ICT-based innovations revolutionising car sharing

 

Innovation is a game changer. Currently there are several ICT-based innovations that are changing how the world operates, and that includes the world of mobility (and more specifically, car sharing). These innovations ...

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Are autonomous vehicles really a game changer in sustainable urban mobility?

 

From Canada to Australia, the Netherlands to Singapore, countries are opening up the roads to self-driving cars, or autonomous vehicles (AVs). Since 2017, the world has seen a huge acceleration in policies encouraging their ...

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Need to get to point B? See which car share programme is for you

 

Ever need to go somewhere but don’t know how to get there? As in, all options just seem to be so complicated? Perhaps you need to hit up IKEA for some new kitchen cabinets (and of course the wall mirror, hanging flower ...

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Are taxes hindering car share programmes? Find out which EU country is driving reform

 

The sharing economy poses several challenges to cities today, be it in the form of legal compliance, taxation minimisation, labour laws, regulatory frameworks, or adverse social and economic consequences. Ride-hailing ...

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7 factors that can help your company implement a circular economy business model

 

The value of the circular economy (CE) no longer needs to be proven. The scarcity of resources, worldwide population growth, and increase in wastes has forced us to adopt newer, more sustainable models of consumption. As we ...

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5 business models we need to scale up today if we want to achieve a circular economy

 

Humanity is not treating Planet Earth well. In 2016, the total amount of waste that was generated by all economic activities and households across the EU-28 topped 2,500 million tonnes. This amount has grown in recent years. ...

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How innovative urban design fights crime

 

Iron gates and barbed wire – but the graffiti says nobody cares For all our technological prowess, we humans remain, at the core, very instinctive beings. Our behaviour is shaped by our minds subconsciously making decisions ...

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The dirty truth about recycling plastics

 

12 minutes… The length of one quarter of a basketball game… the amount of time that Alexei Leonov spent on the first human spacewalk… the average time that a plastic bag gets used before being tossed. Let me repeat ...

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It’s a (non) plastic revolution – minimise use with these 3 tips!

 

Every year we dump tons of waste – this source says up to 2.12 billion tons. Of this, plastics account for 10% – 16% of the total waste. Even though the use of plastic is essential in several industries, the problem ...

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Comment notre système énergétique se transforme-t-il ? Pourquoi il reste des défis à relever pour intégrer plus d’énergies renouvelables aux réseaux

 

Dans l’article précédent , nous avons décrit le mix énergétique mondial et son évolution suivant un scénario de référence, dans lequel les énergies renouvelables (EnR) rattrapent le pétrole et le charbon. ...

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