Accelerating sustainability solutions in an interconnected world. Highlights from 2015 VERGE San Jose along with ongoing coverage of VERGE topics.

No longer underground, vertical farms, rooftop gardens and aeroponics are moving beyond their roots to whet the appetites of corporate food giants.
A new public-private climate resilience effort is using open data to double down on localized adaptation planning.
From virtual reality tours of the ocean to multifaceted microgrids, sustainable technologies took Silicon Valley by storm last week.
Aided by the Internet of Things, circular flows are being realized with growing speed. Here are stories from three of the world's largest companies.
Biome, which makes hydroponic living walls, and Evrnu, which crafts new textiles from garment waste, won the VERGE 16 Accelerate pitch contests.
This week on the GreenBiz 350 podcast: A glimpse into the future of energy, cities and jobs from VERGE 16 in Santa Clara, California.
New technologies like advanced lighting and water-saving sensors are already here, but it will take a reordering of the job market and public buying principles.
From dozens of conversations about electric power generation and delivery at VERGE 16, it's clear this century-old industry is being turned upside down.
It may look complicated, but simple organic matter, sunlight and wind are powering the microgrid for our entire Interconnect Expo at VERGE. Check out how it all fits together.
GreenBiz's biggest event of the year has taken flight in Santa Clara. Here are highlights from Twitter.