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Let us create sustainable energy hub that is a desirable, pleasant place to work and live
Transportation requires energy, and massive amounts of it
Deep Energy Retrofit, Do Not Chill on Chillers, Schedule the Building
Venture capital investments in cleantech accounted for only 2% of total VC investments in the United States in 2015. That number is down from the cleantech and clean energy investment boom, and then bust, seen in the last decade. Is venture capital the wrong form of investment for clean energy, as some suggest? Or do we need to start asking the right questions?
Innovation is here to ease the uphill cycling dilemma. There is a technological solution that can have a high up-take due to its practical, fun and “cool” factor: the Bicycle Lift.
Climate change presents challenges to coastal development with the increasing risk of sea level rise. Can the underwater hotel help?
The sustainability opportunities and challenges of a town called Austin.
International sustainability events can spur collective action and partnership, but delegates can often travel thousands of kilometers just to get there. How can we look at conferences in a new way?
What does energy efficiency mean in the opposite sides of the Atlantic? A focus on the transatlantic teaching of energy efficiency from a study tour in the UK.
Exploring sustainability as a tourist in Japan.
Using social and professional online media to pledge “green” acts of kindness, to microfinance sustainable start-ups in local and far-away places, to analyze water, carbon and ecological footprints, to make eco-friendly consumption decisions, and to nurture new ideas for the planet using virtual communities…
Using the cradle-to-cradle theory, in which “waste” equals “food,”the paper explains how a closed-loop nuclear industry should form part of the solution to our energy problem. The cradle-to-cradle concept, technical closed-loop options for used nuclear fuel, benefits and limitations to closed-loop processes, as well as key figures for a cradle-to-grave versus cradle-to-cradle nuclear industry are provided.