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A view of North Sea oil field in the UK (file photo)
A senior British energy official says the UK’s oil industry is “close to collapse” due to a recent dramatic fall in crude prices. 244 more words
Songdo in South Korea: a ‘smart city’ whose roads and water, waste and electricity systems are dense with electronic sensors. Photograph: Hotaik Sung/Alamy
The smart city is, to many urban thinkers, just a buzzphrase that has outlived its usefulness: ‘the wrong idea pitched in the wrong way to the wrong people’. 527 more words
Written from the perspective of an Indonesian NGO addressing its own government, the white paper seeks to balance the benefits and drawbacks of globalization in order to improve the lives of workers in sweatshops while also keeping Indonesia’s economy prosperous.