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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
Building a new investment asset class of “urban forest” carbon credits to save the trees in population centers.
September 7, 2022 by Kari Huus
By developing products that highlight the uniqueness of urban lumber while remaining small enough to be nimble, Dakota Timber has found a scalable way to reuse discarded city trees.
September 6, 2022 by Cinnamon Janzer
After surveying city leaders pursuing new federal environmental justice funding, here are their challenges — and ways to overcome them.
September 1, 2022 by Carla Walker
In 2014, Vermont’s largest city became the first in the U.S. to be 100 percent powered by renewable energy. What’s happened since then?
August 31, 2022 by Sasha Weilbaker
The startup is answering the question: What's holding potential customers back?
August 24, 2022 by Jill Cliburn
An interview with CCSA chief executive and co-founder Jeff Cramer on accelerating community solar through business models and policies.
August 12, 2022 by Jill Cliburn
At old industrial sites around the country flooding is causing more toxins to pour into citie.s
August 10, 2022 by Thomas Marlow
Ithaca's goal is the decarbonize every building in the city by 2030. The director of sustainability shares how it is going to make that happen.
August 2, 2022 by Luis Aguirre-Torres
From the food you eat to the soil that grows it, to the cities you live in and the satellites in the sky above you, these TED talks will teach you something new about climate action.
July 22, 2022 by Holly Secon
Here are lessons from one Dutch city on building rooftop spaces that benefit all and combat urban heat islands.
July 19, 2022 by Laura Puttkamer
Focusing on not just cars, buses, rail, bicycles or walking, but a coordinated system of various modes of transport can improve livability for all.
July 19, 2022 by Liz Bridgwater
The German city of Tübingen says it has reduced its carbon emissions by 40 percent in the past 15 years.
July 18, 2022 by Stefan Ellerbeck
New approach modeled on 'dark kitchens' aims to enable zero-emission, last-mile delivery services
July 1, 2022 by James Murray
As part of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, San Jose is acting to reform parking rules along with cities such as San Diego, Honolulu and Saint Paul.
July 1, 2022 by Elizabeth Stampe
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
New federal funding for EVs is a new opportunity to make communities healthier, create jobs and boost equitable access to transportation.
March 22, 2022 by Britta Gross
How circular economics for wood waste can grow in New York City; Pittsburgh and Eugene, Oregon.
February 18, 2022 by Marisa Repka
The economic and societal benefits of airtight trust in persistent policies despite the inevitable shoestring tackles all struggles societies face.
January 26, 2022 by Finn Mortensen
These communities are inspiring more ambitious projects in flood-prone nations as far-flung as French Polynesia and the Maldives.
January 21, 2022 by Shira Rubin
Without getting cities right, we cannot solve the climate crisis.
January 20, 2022 by Rogier van den Berg
Smoke, heat and stress have become the norm and are primarily affecting the already disadvantaged.
January 18, 2022 by Kyla Thomas
Urban redesigns inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and consumer interest in greener commuting options are putting more e-bikes, scooters and the like on the streets.
January 4, 2022 by Antonio Pequeño IV
Some transit agencies are saying, 'This bus is perfectly good — except for all the pollution' and doing something about it.
January 4, 2022 by Henry Pan