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Masdar City’s Beauty Stems From Tremendous Sustainability Targets

January 18th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

It’s a brisk Abu Dhabi afternoon. We are greeted by Chris Chi Lon Wan, who is the Head of Design at Masdar City, and who has been instrumental in bringing this urban development project to life since its inception in 2006. His beaming smile and energetic, passionate manner quickly capture our full attention. As he walks with us around the city, we are increasingly immersed in an interactive tale about the future of urban life

Seva Karpauskaite: Time to Accelerate Innovation & Action

January 14th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Let’s pursue a two-pronged approach: innovation and action. The development and deployment of the physical capital based on scientific research and technological innovation is crucial. So is the growth of social capital, catalyzed by reaching a global consensus that can be transformed into collective action

Americans Can Not Trust Tillerson To Lead State Department

January 12th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

The role of America’s top diplomat is not a light one. In many ways, the weight of the world rests on the US secretary of state’s shoulders. Which is why so many are so concerned about the outside influences that may have their thumbs on the scale with the man nominated to fill the role next: former ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson

Here Are The Top Climate Videos Of 2016

January 6th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

As we look back on the many profound ups and downs for our movement over the last 12 months, below are five that we think were particularly impactful and representative of the year that was

Low-Speed EVs Are Driving High-Speed Urbanization In China

January 6th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Despite the name, low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) aren’t actually that slow. With a top speed of 60km/h, they’re fast enough for getting around big and heavily congested cities. Most models are compact, resembling three-wheeled utility vehicles or golf buggies –a practical solution for the dire lack parking spaces that have become a significant problem as more and more people take up driving in China

2016 Had A Crazy Number Of Record High Temperatures

January 4th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

2016 will be remembered for many things. One of them will be heat. It was the hottest year on record globally. While the world is still waiting for confirmation of just how high the record was, there’s a lot of data to digest from the US. Nearly every square inch of the country was dramatically warmer than normal

Transforming Appalachia’s Coal-Powered Economy One Community At A Time

December 23rd, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Grassroots organizations in coal states have been reaching out to people in coal communities — and seeking financial support from local, state, and federal governments — with initiatives to help ease the difficult transition. Piece by piece, they have begun investing in those areas and gradually introducing alternatives

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