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A Dublin startup is recycling the energy released by data centers to heat homes. Can the impact be more than a drop in the bucket?
September 13, 2022 by Aishwarya Jagani
The path to revitalize infrastructure as an engine of future economic growth must begin with a series of 'lighthouse projects' that prove viability.
June 17, 2022 by Micah Kotch
From buildings to cars to neighborhoods, energy solutions are emerging from urban innovation projects with the potential for global scalability.
June 14, 2022 by Miguel Eiras Antunes
Date/Time: December 2, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Cities and organizations are adopting ambitious sustainability goals to demonstrate their
November 3, 2021 by Taylor Flores
Companies and cities should work together on renewables to get the most benefits, share knowledge across the public/private divide and ensure equality for communities.
September 23, 2021 by Lacey Shaver
A public-private partnership will bring a 50-megawatt array to an abandoned landfill, bringing clean power and jobs to a predominantly Black community.
May 21, 2021 by Angely Mercado
Cities and communities responsible for consuming and setting clean energy targets have historically had little influence on their wholesale electricity markets’ policies and operations.
November 24, 2020 by Heidi Bishop Ratz
To make it stick, however, ambitious federal leadership is needed.
October 1, 2020 by John Feldmann
Just look at community development projects in Orlando, Houston and Portland.
September 23, 2020 by Ted Wong
Policy and regulatory decisions made by states, utilities, public utilities commissions and wholesale market governing bodies can create challenges for meeting locally defined resolutions and commitments.
August 12, 2020 by Heather House
Communities of color have been shown to have about 25% higher energy burdens than white Americans. These programs can change that.
August 6, 2020 by Lacey Shaver
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
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
December 19, 2019 by Heather Clancy
Energy leaders share their views on the most important developments of the last and upcoming decades.
December 19, 2019 by Sarah Golden
From e-bikes to light rail, East Coast to West Coast, policies and plans are making municipalities more sustainable.
November 21, 2019 by John Addison
$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
From urban density to energy-efficient appliances, cutting emissions and making money has never made more sense.
October 22, 2019 by Leah Lazer
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
October 21, 2019 by Daniel Hamilton
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
Movement from Albuquerque to Orlando is making an impact despite U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
June 5, 2019 by Rebecca Cole
Decisive policies are critical for achieving climate goals in residential buildings.
April 25, 2019 by Michael Gartman
The nation’s capital just passed aggressive, practical legislation to green its buildings. Your city could be next.
March 6, 2019 by Anica Landreneau
Since 2011, the District of Columbia has helped residents and businesses save more than $600 million through retrofits and solar installations.
June 29, 2018 by Tommy Wells