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The Smart Cities that Oil Built

When they tell the story of our transition to a smart, green urban future, how will they portray fossil fuels? The evil addiction that we couldn’t shake, or the fuel that funded our advancement into a greener more efficient energy future. A quick look around the oil rich Arabian Gulf might have you thinking the latter, as groundbreaking smart city projects continue to mature in the region. The concept is simple, “we are in the energy business, and this is the future of energy”. It is a feeling felt across many of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) member nations, some of the leading fossil fuel producers in the world. Admittedly increasing energy efficiency and diversification would also ensure valuable fossil fuels are saved for export, and a positive environmental image does no harm for a 21st century nation, not discounting sincere environmental responsibility. Regardless of the motivation, such a bold and ambitious approach sets Arabia […]

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