China navigates a cleaner maritime industry

November 14, 2017 by  
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Port cities and coastal nations will watch closely to see if China can reduce shipping emissions through its five-year plan.

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What impressed you most about 2016?

December 27, 2016 by  
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Innovators in technology and sustainability from corporations, cities and startups revealed insights about war and peace, for the year in the rear-view mirror.

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Open data movement grows, pushing cities to resiliency

September 23, 2015 by  
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By opening up government data on transportation, building permits, infrastructure problems and air quality to citizen coders, cities and regions are solving some problems.

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Data center giant Equinix sources clean power to cover California

September 22, 2015 by  
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A new contract with SunEdison represents the company’s first utility-scale project.

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Why cities hold the secret to sustainability

October 24, 2013 by  
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The best dreams of our 'urban century' will only be realized if cities and business work together.

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Buildings as a platform for innovation and transformation

October 30, 2012 by  
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How does technology convergance change the nature of cities and suburbs, and how we live, work, travel, play, and shop? A new report says innovation is coming to a neighborhood near you.

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25 Calif. Cities Now Have Plastic Bag Bans

January 18, 2012 by  
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Last week, the seven cities and unincorporated communities in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., passed legislation to restrict single-use plastic shopping bags, raising the number of Golden State jurisdictions with plastic bag bans from 17 to 25….

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In Defense of the Plastic Bag

December 22, 2011 by  
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Plastic bags are being banned or taxed in cities and counties across America. But I’m not persuaded that plastic bag bans or taxes makes sense. Here’s why.    

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Has the Sun (Finally) Set on Suburban Sprawl in California?

December 22, 2011 by  
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A study just issued by the Urban Land Institute confirms what many of us living in California already know — sprawl has had its heyday, and more and more people are choosing to live closer to where they work and play.

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Archaeologists Sound Alarm about Risk BP Drilling in Libya Could Pose to Ancient Sites

September 12, 2010 by  
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Some of Libya’s most important coastal ruins could be irreparably harmed by an oil spill. Photo by moscayan via Flickr.

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