Smart Cities Need Smarter Citizens: Millennials Should Take The Lead Now

Over $14.85 billion have been spent on smart city initiatives in 2015. By 2020, the figure is expected to double and reach $34.45 billion.

According to a report by BitcoinNews, over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and this number is expected to increase to 66% by 2050. As the urban density increases, we need new ways to create better living environments; regulate pollution; energy consumption and overall efficiency within the ecosystem. Leveraging technology for that is an obvious choice. Because they are digital natives and, as a group, so tech forward, people might assume that millennials are at the forefront of the movements towards “smart” living.

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Charlotte Marek

Charlotte takes great interest in new technologies and the startup world and believes that with the right innovations we can change the world we live in for the best. She is also greatly interested in the publishing sector. She speaks French, English, Spanish, studies Italian and has had the opportunity to work in various countries over the last few years.

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