In Denver, it took a village to build a microgrid

August 15, 2017 by  
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Fifteen contracts were involved in getting the grid-tied Pena Station off the ground.

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Vancouver’s segue from sustainability to resilience

August 4, 2016 by  
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Vancouver has a long history of environmental activism, and the city has made major strides in improving urban sustainability. Now, it’s working on resilience.

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What teaching kids about energy efficiency can teach us

August 4, 2016 by  
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Find out how educating the next generation on energy efficiency can help reach parents, and make a powerful impact in homes.

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Too much sun? Rising heat hits health, water in San Diego

June 27, 2016 by  
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Climate change is turning up temperatures in sunny San Diego, creating an array of health and water challenges for the regional economy. Here’s how businesses are dealing with it.

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Is Europe superior on sustainable business?

June 27, 2016 by  
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With the future of the European Union at the top of the headlines these days, I’ve been thinking about the differences between European and American companies on sustainability.My own experiences make me think Europe is way ahead of the United States when it comes to sustainable business. Working for McDonald’s, I quite often dipped into Europe from my Chicago base. I heard even crusty cab drivers pontificate about climate change and bemoaned, even publicly, that the sustainability IQ of Americans was 1 on a scale of 1 to 10, compared with Europeans at 10.

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Miami’s climate vice: Budget woes stunt urban resilience

September 17, 2015 by  
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Miami is one of the most at-risk cities in the U.S. for climate change fallout, but surprisingly little has been done to bolster resilience.

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Shuffling the deck: A resilience plan for Atlantic City

August 5, 2015 by  
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A research and design firm has a plan to remake Atlantic City’s ailing economy to become a global center for research on resiliency.

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