After the IPCC report, what should businesses do next?

October 10, 2018 by  
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The long-awaited report from the world’s top climate scientists contained some stark warnings. Here’s how companies should respond.

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VERGE Accelerate Pitch: Lilac Solutions, Inc., Dave Snydacker

October 3, 2017 by  
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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.

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Special Announcement: Water Conservation Goes High-Tech

October 3, 2017 by  
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Intel announces a new initiative and encourages other technology companies to join the effort.

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VERGE Accelerate Pitch: RosettaBlock, Jason Trager

October 3, 2017 by  
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A pitch competition that provides entrepreneurs in energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, water, food, and cities the opportunity to present to the diverse VERGE community: executives from the world’s largest companies, public officials from progressive cities, venture capitalists, and others.

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VERGE Accelerate Pitch: watt-r

October 3, 2017 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: The challenges and triumphs of engineering the Rio Olympic games

August 3, 2016 by  
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On August 5, all eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro for the opening ceremonies of the summer Rio Olympics . Though the games have already been plagued by issues like poisonous water and Zika virus-prompted boycotts, the games promise to be three weeks of intense competition and inspiring performances from the world’s top athletes. As it draws near, we look at how the city is preparing to host this prestigious event, including the work of civil engineers who played a pivotal role in building the infrastructure and stadiums, and the challenges the city faces. + New Jersey Institute of Technology

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INFOGRAPHIC: Can you guess the top 20 tallest skylines in the world?

May 13, 2015 by  
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Skylines across the world are growing ever taller as cities compete for the tallest building crown. Fly Dubai takes a closer look by rounding up the top 20 tallest skylines in the world with their infographic that includes the iconic silhouettes that make up these stunning cityscapes. From the world’s tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa , to London’s landmark Shard tower , this infographic identifies dozens of great architectural design, many of which were built in the last decade. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Can you guess the top 20 tallest skylines in the world? Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Fly Dubai , infographic , reader submitted content , tallest skylines , world’s tallest skylines

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Bjarke Ingels goes back to school, revamps his old alma mater with a new gymnasium

May 13, 2015 by  
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LED Mushroom Lights Sprout From Reclaimed Wood

August 24, 2014 by  
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Yes, your eyes are playing tricks on you. What looks like a mythical treasure one would stumble upon in a storybook tale, is in fact a beautiful eco-friendly combination of reclaimed wood and LED lights . Great Mushrooming is taking inspiration from the world’s best designer, Mother Nature , to create these luminous mushrooms whose only magic lies in their ability to charm. Read the rest of LED Mushroom Lights Sprout From Reclaimed Wood Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Great mushrooming , green lamps , LED lights , reclaimed wood , reclaimed wood lamps

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6.0-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Northern California, Injuring Nearly 100

August 24, 2014 by  
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Early Sunday, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook Northern California’s wine country near Napa, Sonoma and Santa Rosa. At least 90 people were injured and many homes have burned down after the earthquake triggered six major fires. At least 30 water mains have broken or started leaking and there have been reports of many gas leaks and downed power lines, leaving many people without electricity or gas. Historic buildings in Napa have been extensively damaged in what is the strongest quake to hit the Bay Area since 1989. Via CNN Image via Shutterstock Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2014 California earthquake , 2014 Northern California quake , California drought earthquake , California quake , drought earthquake , Napa country , Napa earthquake , napa valley , Napa Valley Earthquake , Northern California news , Sonoma earthquake , wine country earthquake

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