Future of the Environment

Have 'smart cities' lost their purpose?

A man talks on his phone in downtown Milan September 12, 2013. Italian bond yields rose on Thursday and the country paid more to raise funds at an auction, highlighting investor concerns about a political crisis that some worry could stall efforts to revive the economy. Rome sold the maximum planned amount of 7.5 billion euros and demand for its three-year bond was higher than at an auction of similar paper in July. REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini ( ITALY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTX13IRU

Downtown Milan, September 12, 2013. Image: REUTERS/ Stefano Rellandini

Peter Fisher
Adjunct Professor in in the School of Global, RMIT University
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