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Nairobi’s tech scene makes headway into its slums

NAIROBI, Kenya — This city has one of Africa’s hottest technology scenes, making it a fitting host for the entrepreneurship summit that has U. S. President Barack Obama visiting this weekend. Editors note: This article first appeared in Citiscope.org and is reprinted with permission. Citiscope.org as an independent, nonprofit media startup, focused on finding innovations in cities around the world and spreading …

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Pope Francis the urbanist

VATICAN CITY — When Pope Francis issued his much-noticed encyclical last month, it was his call for action against climate …

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Solar Power to Triple During Next Five Years

Global solar capacity is forecasted to triple from the 178 GW capacity at the end of 2014 to over 500 …

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Exhibition and Design Prototyping at the Asian Art Museum

Civic Innovation Spotlight Meeting of the Minds is working with the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) to …

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In Berlin, a school that helps immigrant children find their place in the city

BERLIN, Germany — In an immigrant neighborhood here called Neukölln, the Roma Youth Theater Group, rushed the stage of their …

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Boston is at a Crossroads. Can Bus Rapid Transit Work Here?

This past winter, the worst snowstorms in Boston’s recorded history hammered the city, crippling our transportation system for weeks, and …

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Six lessons from rebuilding Port-au-Prince

PORT–AU–PRINCE, Haiti — In the five-and-a-half years since an earthquake killed more than 220,000 people here and displaced 1.5 million …

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Energy Benchmarking of San Francisco Municipal Buildings

Civic Innovation Spotlight Meeting of the Minds is working with the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation (MOCI) to …

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Urban Sustainability and the Fundamental Importance of Water

Really smart people are putting their heads together more frequently to discuss and find solutions to the enormously complex issue …

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