Tough legislation in Denmark has prompted development of highly advanced technology to detect leaks from the water mains
In his 1776 treatise on the Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith ponders on the value of goods and the price of goods. One textbook paraphrases his thinking as follows: Why is it that “water, which has so much value in use, has no value in exchange, while diamonds, which have practically no value in use, are exchanged at high prices?” ...
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First there was district heating, now there is district cooling and in Copenhagen it comes from seawater
Heavier cloudbursts, rising sea levels, more flooding. This is the outlook for many urban areas. City councils, architects and engineers are responding to the challenges of a wetter future by looking at ways to adapt the urban landscape rather than expanding traditional underground drainage solutions. The approach saves money and creates better urban spaces.
Collecting and mining data lies at the heart of making cities smarter and cleaner places to live. Copenhagen’s Street Lab is a living demonstration of the latest technology at work