After the election, cities look for ways to be great on their own

November 28, 2016 by  
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What comes next for U.S. cities, now that the 2016 presidential election has come to a close? As polls closed Nov. 8, this question quickly came to the forefront for urban planners and city-dwellers alike.

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The Path to Prosperity, Security and Sustainability

July 7, 2016 by  
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Hawaii’s leadership in renewable energy is at the forefront of a larger vision, born at the Pentagon, that embeds sustainability as a strategic national imperative.

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Pollinators and PVs – A Ray of Hope for the Bees

July 7, 2016 by  
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How Minnesota is maximizing the benefits from a blooming market for solar energy through a simple idea that benefits its communities, crops and natural resources.

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Beyond Rebates – A New Model for Commodifying Efficiency

July 7, 2016 by  
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How an open-source tool significantly boosts the efficacy of energy-efficiency programs while providing financial benefits to building owners, investors, tenants and contractors.

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Is Storage the Holy Grail?

July 7, 2016 by  
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Energy storage has been called the ultimate solution to scaling renewable energy. As the technology steadily improves, it will be up to regulators to enact protocols, regulations and other things that will enable batteries to reach their fullest potential.

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John Elkington and the search for What’s Next

May 19, 2016 by  
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John Elkington has long been at the forefront of sustainability — including naming his hybrid think tank-consultancy SustainAbility way back in 1987, when almost nobody was using that term. Since then he coined the terms “triple bottom line,” “green growth,” “green consumer” and “people, profit and planet,” among others. He has foreseen more trends in the environmental and sustainability realm than most of us will ever experience. He always seems to know what’s next.

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Waste Reduction Is A Resource Too

May 5, 2016 by  
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In 1999, a group of individuals came together to create something new. With waste reduction at the forefront, this collaborative spirit and innovative process would come to embody the heart of what eventually became known as The Resource Depot….

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15 for ’15: The surprising breakthroughs of 2015

December 22, 2015 by  
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Tesla’s Powerwall comes the the forefront as sustainability thought leaders reveal their picks.

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Nissan’s IDS concept previews the future of autonomous driving

October 29, 2015 by  
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After leading the development and expansion of EV technology, Nissan once again stands at the forefront of automotive technology. By integrating advanced vehicle control and safety technologies with cutting-edge artificial intelligence (AI), Nissan is among the leaders developing practical, real-world applications of autonomous drive technology. Nissan has already announced its goal of having its self-driving vehicles on the road by 2020, but what form will these new autonomous vehicles take? Without the need for traditional steering wheels and other vehicle components, designers will have much more freedom when it comes to how a car’s interior will look. Nissan has revealed it’s vision of the future of autonomous driving with the new IDS concept at the Tokyo Motor Show . Read the rest of Nissan’s IDS concept previews the future of autonomous driving

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Rio’s mayor: We need a ‘total change of paradigm’

September 9, 2015 by  
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From Brazil, Eduardo Paes says the “urban agenda” must be at the forefront of international climate agreements.

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