4 tech startups that are fighting for coastal climate resilience — and winning

June 27, 2018 by  
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These projects are using data and technology to save communities money, resources and lives.

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David Friedman on accelerating the clean energy revolution through connected and automated technology

October 10, 2016 by  
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Technologies that connect and automate our daily lives can bring mobility and convenience, but they can also drive up energy use and emissions. The head of the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy will share his vision for how we can break down market and organizational barriers to ensure that connected and automated cars, infrastructure, and technology solutions deliver on their promised benefits while playing a critical role in building a low-carbon economy.

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Helene York of Google on tech to table

October 10, 2016 by  
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Increasingly, a variety of technologies is transforming the world of food, from robotics in restaurant kitchens, to e-labeling for food storage, to wearable technologies for food inspectors. Technologies are helping us reduce food was te and lower impacts at every step of the food chain. This conversation with one of the country’s most dynamic well-respected food experts will include insights and examples on how to accelerate our transition to sustainable food systems.

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This is not your parents’ conversation about carbon capture

May 26, 2016 by  
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What’s changing the conversation and technology around carbon storage? Watch for a “back to the future” approach.

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Why cows are the new palm oil for retail supply chains

May 26, 2016 by  
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Retailers are far more active in scrubbing deforestation out of their palm oil supply chains than cattle, research shows.

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How do you define sustainable agriculture?

May 26, 2016 by  
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We need to change the conversation about sustainable agriculture to talk about performance, rather than assume organic is always good and conventional harmful.

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House Republicans seek to slash millions in funding for NASA’s study of climate change

May 6, 2015 by  
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When President Barack Obama unveiled his proposed fiscal budget for the year 2016, not only did he request billions in funding for clean energy development and incentives, but he also set aside $1.947 billion for the funding of NASA’s Earth Science program . This program is key, because it provides valuable data on climate change through the use of orbiting satellites. But  Republicans are pushing forward a bill  from the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology that will to eviscerate this program, removing between $300 million and $500 million in funding, and making yet another clear swipe at the government-funded study of global warming. Read the rest of House Republicans seek to slash millions in funding for NASA’s study of climate change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: climate change science , climate skeptics , earthquakes , global warming study , government funding , government science , house committee on science space and technology , house republicans , hurricane prediction , nasa , nasa earth science , natural disasters

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How city-level innovation is creating business opportunities

July 19, 2012 by  
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As the world’s population becomes more urbanized, city governments are looking to businesses and hackers to help them harness data and technology to fix social and environmental problems.

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VERGE Virtual: Cities 2.0

June 24, 2012 by  
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A three-hour, interactive webcast focusing on how cities are embracing smart city strategies to leverage information and technology to drive sustainable economic growth.

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Parsons Explores Wearable Tech, Opens Fashionable Technology Lab

November 21, 2010 by  
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Citizen Sensor info graphic designed by Joseph Saavedra. Photo: The New School An exciting facet of green fashion is when textiles and technology come together in the form of wearable tech .

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