3 reasons clean energy is poised to take off in developing cities

September 1, 2017 by  
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Move over, Vancouver. A full slate of cities in fast-evolving countries are ramping up renewable energy.

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Re-manufactured bikes and beyond: Circular design in action

September 1, 2017 by  
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Three ways designing for the circular economy is getting real.

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Countries flirt with maritime decarbonization deadline

July 18, 2017 by  
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The goal isn’t official, but many countries are greeting a proposal that would clean up the shipping sector within 33 years.

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Distributed solar beats coal on cost for co-ops

July 18, 2017 by  
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Market responses show rural electric co-ops and municipal utilities can save up to 30 percent of power costs with solar.

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The cost of sustainable development

November 24, 2015 by  
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Rich countries are supposed to give $100 billion to developing countries in the upcoming Paris climate talks to deal with climate change. How much has been committed and how will this work?

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How COP21 country commitments stack up

September 8, 2015 by  
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Not all climate action is created equal. A look at how fair — and how ambitious — countries are being with new national commitments.

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Future-proof London: Redevelopment in the age of IoT

September 8, 2015 by  
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A tech entrepreneur makes the case for turning a massive redevelopment project into an exemplar of smart city thinking.

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New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change

February 5, 2015 by  
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Worried about rising water levels, increased frequency and strength of storms as well as other potential natural disasters? Well, according to the latest  Global Adaptation Index  (GAIN) report, which ranks more than 175 countries based on their vulnerability to climate change and their readiness, you would be better off moving to Scandanavia—specifically Norway and Sweden.  Read the rest of New report shows Scandinavian countries are best-prepared for the effects of climate change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change prepareness , GAIN report , Global Adaptation Index , global warming , norway , Scandanavia , University of Notre Dame , University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index

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This map reveals which countries will survive climate change (and which countries are in big trouble)

January 14, 2015 by  
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As the global climate changes , some countries are going to feel the impact of global warming more than others. Notre Dame has created an annual index showing which countries will get away with a smaller impact and which countries stand to suffer the most, and The Eco Experts have put the information together into an easy to read map. This year, the results have a few surprises and more than a little bad news. Despite having tons of vulnerable coastline, countries like Norway and New Zealand will be better off, while less developed countries like Chad and Haiti could be in big trouble. Which just goes to show that, once again, the poorest nations will suffer the consequences that the wealthy, industrial countries have caused. Read the rest of This map reveals which countries will survive climate change (and which countries are in big trouble) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , climate change countries , climate change impact , climate change index , global impact climate change , global impact warming , global warming , global warming countries , global warming impact , global warming index , infographics , Notre Dame climate change index , Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index , reader submissions

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INFOGRAPHIC: Which countries are the most energy efficient?

December 11, 2014 by  
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Every year the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy publishes a report revealing the most energy efficient countries in the world. The council looks at the 16 biggest economies and ranks them in terms of transportation, industry, building and national efforts to cut costs. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the US ranks close to the bottom at number 13, while super efficient Germany took the stop slot. Irish energy supplier Jones Oil created an infographic with tons of interesting information about the report – including the reason why China managed to grab the fourth slot in the rankings. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Which countries are the most energy efficient? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ACEEE , ACEEE country ranking , ACEEE report card , building , China efficiency , country efficiency ratings , environmental destruction , Germany efficiency , global warming , green transportation , infographics , kyoto , most efficient countries , ranking green economies , US efficiency

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