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ABOUT CLIMATE Digital Cities

Through the strategic use of digital solutions, the abundance of everyday-produced data can be utilized for more effective urban planning and management to increase cities’ capacity to cope with climate change impacts. Also, ICT-based solutions have great potential to increase climate resilience in cities, providing platforms for inclusion and improving the dialog between city administrations and citizens. Putting citizens – not technology – at the center of the solution’s design is the only way to guarantee the service’s sustainability and scalability and achieve truly Climate Digital Cities.

THE CONCEPT

Through the strategic use of ICT solutions, the abundance of everyday-produced data can be utilized for more effective urban planning and management to increase cities’ capacity to cope with climate change impacts. But the benefits from rolled-out ICT infrastructure and services, wider data availability, and new information from sensing cities’ environmental, physical, and other processes are not yet fully reaped.

THE HUB

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The Climate Digital Cities Hub is an open online platform designed to bring together relevant actors in the field to showcase and make available their digital solutions to others. In the Hub users can access and download information, playbooks, use cases of innovative digital solutions, and more.

THE PROGRAMS

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Under The Programs section users can find information about the strategic action areas and activities of the different international cooperation and other programs that belong to Climate Digital Cities Hub and are showcasing their digital solutions.

THE digital solutions

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The  Digital Solutions are real-world implemented solutions that tackle climate change in cities. Under this section you will find rolled-out digital solutions that can be transfered and customized to other international urban contexts.