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What are ‘green bonds’ and why are cities so excited about them?

By Christopher Swope Across the globe, implementing the Paris climate agreement is expected to cost more than US$12 trillion over 25 years. 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 the word about them through independent, quality …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Brandon Nicholson

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

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Los Angeles Sunset

The Intersection of Smart Cities & Smart State Policy

As homes, businesses, cities and governments continue to migrate to newer, faster technologies, the world is witnessing a seismic shift …

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India Street Transport

Interview with Geetam Tiwari: Mobility and Climate Solutions in Indian 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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Water

Intelligent Infrastructure and Water

Last December, I was invited to give a presentation at a sensor conference, where the theme centered on how innovative …

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On China’s central plains, an ‘aerotropolis’ grows near Zhengzhou

ZHENGZHOU, China — If you have an iPhone, there’s a good chance it came from an enormous factory near the …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Yscaira Jimenez

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

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Lourdes German

Lourdes German doesn’t have a background in technology, but that didn’t stop her from creating an innovative national platform for …

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City Transit

CARPETing the City with Transit: Essential Elements for Promoting Mobility and Equity with Sustainable Development

In September 2015, the United Nations approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) intended to shape the global effort to end …

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