Sustainability

June 15, 2018 | Susan Marlow

Technology and resiliency

bloomberg american cities climate challenge
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June 04, 2018

Michael R.

michelin sustainability
May 30, 2018

For transit to become more sustainable, giants in the private sector will need to evolve and innovate. In this spirit, tire manufacturer Michelin announced two major ambitions for the future. By 2048, all of the company’s tires will be made from 80 percent sustainable material.

May 14, 2018 | Arzu Tekir

The future is coming. Rapidly! I don’t know if the flying cars we used to see in
sci-fi movies years ago will become a part of our lives, but there are dazzling developments.

urban farming in florence
March 21, 2018

In addition to producing food, urban farming can help educate communities about sustainability.

March 20, 2018

While Smart City technology has the potential to increase efficiency and improve consumer services, there are plenty of benefits that city leaders haven't yet tapped. According to a new study, moving services over to the cloud has the potential to drasticallly reduce carbon emissions.

February 28, 2018

(Or "how to buy a Smarter City that won't go bump in the night") There are good reasons why the current condition and future outlook of the world's cities have been the subject of great debate in recent years. Their population will double from 3 billion to 6 billion by 2050; and while those in... read more

February 22, 2018

By 2050, the world will be two-thirds urban, placing cities at the frontline of global challenges and opportunities. Migration is a major factor of urbanisation, contributing significantly to economic development and cultural diversity. As people and assets concentrate in cities, these become... read more

February 01, 2018

No two cities are the same. What does your city mean to you?

For Razi, an 18-year-old waiter in Kuala Lumpur, and millions of other aspirational youth in Malaysia, cities are where their dreams for joining the middle class can come true... read more

chicago climate charter
December 06, 2017

As growing population centers and leading producers of greenhouse gas emissions, cities have a responsibility to lead the way forward on climate change mitigation.

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