Workplace Insight asks SPIE’s Director of Energy & Engineering, George Adams, about London’s Smart City Initiative

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Posted by SPIE UK

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is proposing to transform the capital into the smartest city in the world, and as part of the initiative, has appointed his first Chief Digital Officer to help steer the plan to focus on knowledge and technical advancements that will make life easier for London’s citizens.

Against the backdrop of the net-zero 2050 challenge, it's apparent that the UK needs to create urban environments that focus on eliminating ecological and environmental damage as well as being smart. There also needs to be ways to repair the damage that has already been done, for example extracting carbon from the atmosphere using the latest carbon-capture technology.

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