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From urban agriculture to an ambitious renewable energy commitment, engagement with community groups and local entrepreneurs has been central to the city's progress.
March 11, 2021 by Chris Castro
The Canadian city has improved in the sustainability and livability indices but not so much when it comes to happiness indices.
June 20, 2020 by Teresa Coady
10am PT/1pm EST What are the key trends and metrics you should know for the year ahead? Join us for the release of the 13th annual edition of State
January 10, 2020 by Isa Anne Stamos
A microgrid pilot program run by Colorado cooperative Holy Cross Energy includes four all-electric homes in an affordable housing community.
January 10, 2020 by Sarah Golden
And three residential policies can promote economic development, improve health and reduce carbon emissions.
September 5, 2019 by Sneha Ayyagari
How long homes can maintain the last comfortable temperature during extreme weather can make the difference between life and death.
August 15, 2019 by Jacob Corvidae
And they're not the only ones advancing renewables in creative ways this year.
June 12, 2019 by Tyler Clevenger
Here's how to accelerate urban climate solutions.
April 9, 2019 by Emma Stewart
The back story of Philadelphia's plan to build a 70-megawatt plant that will power up to 22 percent of its municipal government.
March 14, 2019 by Adam Agalloco
We're producing more renewable energy than ever, but extreme weather is getting worse. It's a problem.
March 7, 2019 by Sarah Ryan
Defense bases are using wind, solar and battery storage to face the threats of extreme weather or attack.
November 28, 2018 by Jeremy Deaton
The island needs long-term resource plans, regulatory initiatives and local community action to keep the power going.
November 1, 2018 by Tomás J. Torres Placa
In this week's episode, what you missed in Phoenix, perspectives from the sustainability community and what we talk about when we talk about resilience.
February 9, 2018 by Joel Makower
The grocer is installing batteries in California and Hawaii to hedge its bet against power outages.
January 31, 2018 by Cassandra Sweet
In this week's episode, the circular economy helps the developing world, taking 'net positive' with a grain of salt and avoiding the climate apocalypse.
January 5, 2018 by Joel Makower
In this week's episode, a GreenBuild recap, how Canopy's founder is winning converts on deforestation and why island microgrids are essential.
November 17, 2017 by Joel Makower
Recent climate-related disasters are motivating the building community toward inclusion and more localized solutions more than ever.
November 15, 2017 by Elaine Hsieh
Hurricane-battered islands are getting serious about renewable energy to provide resilience after a disaster.
November 15, 2017 by Cassandra Sweet
The Tesla CEO doesn't have to bring power to Puerto Rico to spark revolutionary thinking.
October 27, 2017 by Suzanne Shelton
Imagine a fully renewable, hurricane-proof electric grid also would cost less for operators and consumers. The innovation and tools already exist.
October 19, 2017 by Martin O'Malley
States and countries that replace old, costly fossil-fired generators with renewables and efficient DERs have found greater reliability and resilience at lower costs.
September 26, 2017 by Titiaan Palazzi
In New York City, it was clear that business doesn't plan for anything to stop its drive toward sustainability and resilience.
September 22, 2017 by Alec Appelbaum
Aruba's prime minister hopes that other small islands will become living labs for rejecting fossil fuels for good.
September 20, 2017 by Mike Eman
The Gulf city has become the poster child for building to withstand extreme weather, climate change and social or economic shocks — but there's a long way to go.
September 1, 2017 by Lauren Hepler