VERGE

Sustainability's next tipping point. Interconnected technologies for energy, buildings, transportation, supply chains, food and water to enable huge opportunities and sustainability solutions.

In an effort to avoid power outage risks highlighted by extreme weather events such as Hurricane Sandy, New York is moving ahead with research to improve energy resilience.

From energy management to supply chain inventory or travel to and from meetings, connectivity has big potential implications for corporate sustainability.

Evolving vehicle design and increased emphasis on local urban transportation could have big implications for sustainability and the built environment.

Harnessing nature to improve buildings can have benefits on multiple levels, as companies such as EDS and Hewlett-Packard have learned.

The California city is betting on new environmental targets and equitable economic development, along with smart cities technology from companies like Philips, as part of a first-of-its-kind sustainability framework.

The American South isn’t exactly known as a bastion of sustainability, but Atlanta is looking to lead the way toward widespread regional change — a role it has played historically.

Talking Uber, Tesla and what needs to change for more sustainable transportation systems with mobility designer Dan Sturges.

How a city undergoing rapid economic and social change is taking on challenges such as rising sea levels, earthquakes and an influx of new development.

Israeli startup Ecoppia’s technology, now cleaning 6 million solar panels per month, removes dirt and dust that can interfere with energy production.