What lies beneath: To manage toxic contamination in cities, study their industrial histories

January 9, 2019 by  
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With the constant turnover of land, many American cities are facing legacy hazardous waste that they didn’t even know was there.

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How Taiwan has one of the highest recycling rates in the world

January 9, 2019 by  
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Adding musical motivation is one of the tactics.

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Can cities and utilities work together to make impactful emissions reductions?

December 19, 2018 by  
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Just take a look at Minnesota.

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Episode 149: Mobility insights from Lime, clean-energy policies that work

November 30, 2018 by  
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Also in this episode, digging into sustainable agriculture and what’s in store at the upcoming Sustainable Innovation Forum, being held alongside COP24 in Poland.

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Episode 150: Mobility insights from Lime, clean-energy policies that work

November 30, 2018 by  
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Also in this episode, digging into sustainable agriculture and what’s in store at the upcoming Sustainable Innovation Forum, being held alongside COP24 in Poland.

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Will power: Developing countries are driving the renewables transition, says BNEF

November 30, 2018 by  
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A new report shows a dramatic shift in global energy markets.

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Paving the way to zero-carbon cities through building codes

November 12, 2018 by  
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Urban areas are growing rapidly — but green policies can build them to last.

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Progress update from Bob Bennett, CIO of Kansas City, on its bold smart city initiative

November 5, 2018 by  
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Bob Bennet, the chief innovation officer of the city of Kansas City, embarked on the ambitious project to “smarten” up Kansas City a few years ago, and he came to VERGE to discuss it then. He came back this year to provide a status report on the project: the city has officially launched technology aimed at engaging citizens on issues, initiatives and action.

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Emerging leaders and VERGE impact fellows

November 5, 2018 by  
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4 ways that cities around the globe are going circular

November 3, 2018 by  
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From supply chain to waste management, cities are trying to develop local circular economies.

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