eC2: Future of urban mobility in India

Deadline: 30-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)Smart-Cities-All-you-need-to-know

The study would include Building the case around Smart interventions in the urban transport sector through use of electric vehicles (public buses as well as two-three wheelers). Along with Eco Cities team, Engaging with key stakeholders including urban transport agencies in the cities, manufacturers, technology providers, etc in the city with focus on Mumbai (Thane), Bangalore, Chennai etc.

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A Focus on Green Buildings to Give the “Edge” to Tackling Climate Change

In the global effort to minimize the effects of climate change by drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, buildings can play a vital role.EDGE

They account for 18 percent of total emissions today, and are responsible for 60 percent of the world’s electricity usage, 25 percent of water usage and 40 percent of materials.

Those figures are certain to rise. By 2050, two billion more people will live in cities, a 50 percent increase from today.

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