Low-Carbon Solutions For Cities

Low-Carbon Solutions For Cities
The Paris mayor and C40 chair has become one of the most visible figures on combating global warming.
Gregory Scruggs June 8, 2017
Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Rotterdam and Stockholm share their secrets for slashing greenhouse-gas emissions.
John J. Berger May 9, 2017
New opportunities for funding are coming from unlikely partners — electric utilities, real estate companies, corporations and commercial banks.
David Hatch April 17, 2017
National plans to cut greenhouse-gas emissions are still coming together — and perhaps falling apart in the case of the U.S. But the winning cities of this year's C40 Awards are already making big progress.
Gregory Scruggs December 1, 2016

Urban areas account for half the world’s population, but generate more than two-thirds of the fossil-fuel emissions, Clean Technica reports.  

July 7, 2016

More cities are expected to follow the lead of Santiago, Chile by harnessing the sun and wind as energy sources for transit networks, Fast Company reports. 

July 5, 2016
Lesson number one: Unleash public-sector entrepreneurship
Justin Gerdes June 30, 2016

Municipalities that represent 439 million people have made pledges, the Worldwatch Institute says. 

June 23, 2016
The Ugandan capital is finding homegrown climate solutions.
Amy Fallon June 10, 2016
Once deserted, Buiksloterham is emerging as a creative hub of the 'circular economy.'
Letty Reimerink March 18, 2016

The city of 3 million is shifting from factory to service jobs to promote economic expansion while cutting emissions, Chinadialogue reports. 

December 24, 2015

A recent study designed to influence upcoming climate talks says investments in renewable energy are recouped through cost savings, Urban Land reports.

November 12, 2015
'Simplify the messaging around energy efficiency', and other lessons from the Australian city.
Brendon Bosworth October 9, 2015

The bus network has saved South Africa nearly US$900 million by reducing travel times, slashing emissions and enhancing safety, Quartz reports. 

September 14, 2015

Mayor Anne Hidalgo touts the car-free day as a way to tackle air pollution, Forbes reports. 

September 11, 2015
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