Clean Energy

Energy Productivity Will Be a Lynchpin of Achieving a 2-Degree Carbon Future

The narrative on energy is one of possibility and progress. Recent events on the international climate calendar, from the seventh annual Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7) to EE Global have brought energy productivity issues to the forefront of low carbon solutions conversations. The players include national leaders, corporate advocates and innovators, collaborating on the opportunity of our lifetime: provide affordable and …

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Brooklyn Bridge View

Shaping Tomorrow’s Cities Through Technology

As a native New Yorker, you learn to trust your gut. I’ve spent the last 10 years in New York …

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How London uses crowdfunding to build projects — and community

By Athlyn Cathcart-Keays LONDON, United Kingdom — Architect Chris Romer-Lee had a wild idea: Why not turn part of the …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Alex Gilliam

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Biking In Africa

Interview with Winnie Mitullah: Non-Motorized Transport in African Cities

This interview series is made possible by the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations. Each month we feature a leading thinker …

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The Golden Age of Wastewater

Year-round fresh produce, daily farmer’s markets, chefs from every continent – it’s no wonder that the San Francisco Bay Area …

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Networked Thailand

The Secret to City Government Success in the Digital Era

In the 1500’s, England faced the threat of imminent invasion from the Spanish and the French. Sparsely populated and blanketed …

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Kampala aims to lead African cities in fight against climate change

KAMPALA, Uganda — Watson Owamumpiine excitedly scoops up a handful of smelly cow dung in his hands. “This is the …

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May 31 Event

Mind the Gap – Cities and the Spaces Between

Between May 2016 and October 2017 there will be a period of history marked by multiple challenges: a tsunami of …

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