The UNESCO World Heritage property, comprises the city of Venice and its lagoon.  Image: Kent Wang from Barcelona, Spain.

A Climate Crossroads for the World Heritage Convention

How will the nations that have ratified UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention respond to the threat climate change represents to iconic natural and historic sites across the globe? This is one of the biggest questions facing the countries represented at the 45th World Heritage Committee meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Will … [continued]

Clean Tech Photographer Exhibits Her Photos Inside Wind Turbine Tower Sections

A new art installation by clean tech photographer Joan Sullivan in Quebec, Canada saw a selection of images from her vast body of photographic work installed in the interior of two sections of a wind turbine tower. The images celebrate the people — the men and women — who are building the clean tech installations that are powering the global transition to clean energy.

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van Saves ICE Motorbikes On European Road Trip

Where did we leave off? Yes, it was that memorable night walk in the streets of Venice with Uncle Google. The plan was simple – charge up where you can and wander around sightseeing the north of Italy while heading towards Rome. Things never seem to go as planned, so right after we left — somewhere near Ravenna — one of the motorbikes in our team broke. It simply refused to go any further.

MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Leaves Venice To Start 2015 Campaign

Originally published on 1Sun4All. After the victories of MS Tûranor PlanetSolar‘s earlier 2013 DeepWater and 2014 TerraSubmersa expeditions, the boat’s next solar mission commissioned by the Race for Water Foundation begins with the solar ship leaving Venice after an 8-month winter stay on Certosa Island, in the Veneto region of Italy. In recent news, PlanetSolar says the start of this new campaign … [continued]