Microgrids, indoor agriculture go together like peas and carrots

March 6, 2020 by  
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Vertical farms can help produce food close to urban areas, but plant factories require a staggering amount of energy.

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4 cities using transportation data to be more sustainable and socially inclusive

August 28, 2018 by  
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These urban areas are tracking the barriers deterring their citizens from using public transit — and fixing them.

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Rooftop solar will help small businesses weather the next recession

August 28, 2018 by  
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Sponsored: Rooftop solar paired with energy efficiency delivers an economic windfall for small business owners

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4 strategies for equitable, sustainable cities

January 3, 2018 by  
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Ensuring that underserved urban areas can implement environmental projects without resulting in environmental gentrification.

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3 big ways sustainable design will shape future cities

May 10, 2017 by  
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When it comes to the evolution of urban areas, think up and think fewer cars.

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No cars, no problem? Imagining a sustainable city

June 11, 2016 by  
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Sure, pollution-free, regenerative urban areas sound great. But what would that city actually look like?

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Navia Driverless Electric Shuttle Reduces Traffic (and Pollution) in Pedestrian-Heavy Urban Areas

December 31, 2012 by  
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Google may have captured all the headlines with its driverless cars , but it’s not the only one experimenting with autonomous vehicles. Induct , a mobility solutions firm based in France, has developed a driverless electric shuttle designed for use in pedestrian-heavy areas such as airport parking lots, shopping malls, business parks and universities. Called “ Navia “, the shuttle can provide an on-demand, planet-friendly transportation in areas that existing vehicles cannot reach. Read the rest of Navia Driverless Electric Shuttle Reduces Traffic (and Pollution) in Pedestrian-Heavy Urban Areas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: driverless vehicle , electric vehicle , green transportation , Induct , mobility , Navia , urban areas , wireless charging

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10 tips to improve your buildings’ operational efficiency

August 9, 2012 by  
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With commercial buildings accounting for up to 75 percent of the energy used and 20 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in urban areas, it's critical that they operate more efficiently.

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How the world’s trash problem presents profit opportunity

August 9, 2012 by  
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With the volume of global solid waste projected to double by 2025, waste management companies are sitting pretty, even as other businesses seek to slash their waste.

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"If You Want to Save the Planet, Move to New York"

September 21, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: joiseyshowaa via Flickr/CC BY-SA Cities are the future. More than 50% of the globe’s population now lives in urban areas. By 2050, 70% will. In China, the most populous nation in the world, 120 cities have over 1 million residents. Some have over 20 million. This trend grants us some fantastic opportunities in improving worldwide sustainability, mostly because the population density of cities makes them more inherently efficient. Which is why Janette Sadik-Khan, the Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Transportation, pr… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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