Renewable Cities

Policies Needed For An EV Revolution

Originally published on EV Obsession. In this final presentation from the Electrifying Transportation panel I moderated at the Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum, professor Jonn Axsen from Simon Fraser University discusses findings he and his team have made in ~10 years of EV buyer and potential buyer research. Jonn is … [continued]

How Cities Can Advance EV Adoption — Palo Alto Example (Exclusive Video)

Third in my series on the Renewable Cities “Trends, innovations, and barriers in electrifying transportation” panel that I moderated, this article is about Gil Friend’s wonderful presentation. (See my intro and Brian Hansen’s presentation on Copenhagen electrification and clean transport for the prequels.) Gil is Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Palo Alto, and … [continued]

Electrifying Copenhagen, & Providing A Complete Transport Network (Video)

Originally published on Gas2. Following up on my intro for the “Electrifying Transport” panel at the recent Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum in Vancouver, Canada, his piece shares and summarizes the presentation given by Brian Hansen, Head of Department Citywide Strategies for the City of Copenhagen. While the panel was generally about the electrification of transportation, … [continued]

Electrifying Transport (Video #1)

Originally published on EV Obsession. I was honored to moderate an excellent panel on the topic of “Electrifying Transport” at the recent Renewable Cities Global Learning Forum in Vancouver, Canada. I’ll write articles about each of the presentations from that panel in the coming days, but to kick things off, … [continued]

Clean Energy Art (Renewable Cities PechaKucha Video)

Continuing my series on the Renewable Cities opening PechaKucha presentations (see mine, Bárbara Rubim’s, Mark Jacobson’s, Merran Smith’s, and these 5 others if you haven’t yet), below is a presentation from Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monoian, CleanTechnica readers and the Founding Directors of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI). They discuss the pioneering … [continued]