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Whether in Argentina, India or Kenya, these bright spots show positive change on many levels.
January 6, 2021 by Madeleine Galvin
Decarbonizing the largest public housing authority in North America could improve the health of low-income communities.
November 5, 2020 by Sherri Billimoria
Sponsored: Any green recovery plan requires a closer look at smart-city infrastructure investments. Part of this requires taking a closer look at raw materials, such as copper, in order for smart cities to reach their full potential while improving their environmental performance.
September 29, 2020 by Steve Kukoda
Cricket farms, edible chairs, buildings as butterfly habitat. Can a renegade group of designers reinvent our wobbly world?
August 10, 2020 by Joel Makower
Here's one step toward helping solar energy reach its potential impact in the United States.
July 29, 2020 by Ryan Shea
Seventy percent of greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to cities so they must be at the forefront of tacking climate change.
July 15, 2020 by Tatsatom Gonçalves
Los Angeles is behind a two-phase, first-of-its-kind transformation that will turn a coal-fired power plant in Utah into one powered by green hydrogen by 2045.
April 10, 2020 by Sarah Golden
Duke Energy worked with the North Carolina city on its path toward achieving net zero emissions and improving social equity.
March 5, 2020 by Ali Rotatori
Cities can ally with one another to overcome shared barriers.
February 13, 2020 by Lacey Shaver
Energy leaders share their views on the most important developments of the last and upcoming decades.
December 19, 2019 by Sarah Golden
Comprehensive plans are great, but small, low-budget changes can make a big difference, too.
December 9, 2019 by Nate Berg
$13 trillion: China's expected construction spending by 2030. Will some go to zero carbon buildings?
National and local policies are fostering a building boom and intersecting with decarbonization goals.
November 6, 2019 by Tatsatom Gonçalves
Plus, shared stewardship may increase social cohesion and promote community development.
October 25, 2019 by Edie Juno
And three residential policies can promote economic development, improve health and reduce carbon emissions.
September 5, 2019 by Sneha Ayyagari
Cities from Atlanta to Los Angeles and beyond are seeing sweeping changes.
August 27, 2019 by Stephen Abbott
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
The software company's strategic investment in Factory OS includes goals for impact metrics such as waste reduction, jobs creation potential and how the collaboration can stimulate the development of more affordable housing.
July 11, 2019 by Heather Clancy
The cities are tackling their largest source of carbon emissions. Here are the key differences, and why they matter.
May 14, 2019 by Cliff Majersik
A great migration forces an existential question for the modern metropolis: how might entrepreneurs upgrade urban living over the next 10 years?
May 6, 2019 by Andrew Beebe
Decisive policies are critical for achieving climate goals in residential buildings.
April 25, 2019 by Michael Gartman
Architecture and design have radically changed for the sake of sustainability in recent decades. It's past time to consider the effects of the built environment for all communities.
April 5, 2019 by Shawn Fisher Hesse
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
The nation’s capital just passed aggressive, practical legislation to green its buildings. Your city could be next.
March 6, 2019 by Anica Landreneau
Urban areas are growing rapidly — but green policies can build them to last.
November 12, 2018 by Karen Weigert
Better policies for better buildings.
August 22, 2018 by Matt Jungclaus