We must leave no stone unturned in the battle to clean up our cities

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More open urban data, holistic governance, and coherent strategies are needed to deliver smarter, greener cities in the 2020s, argues the EIC's Matthew Farrow

I was recently at an event where someone complained that 'smart cities' was more an endless series of conferences rather than a meaningful development 'on the ground'. There is some truth in this, which...

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