New WRI research examines the vital role building efficiency can play in shaping sustainable cities of the future, as well as ways policymakers can accelerate it in their own communities.
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If corporate social responsibility (CSR) is so important to attracting millennials, why is it that young companies known for innovation don’t have strong (if any) programs?
Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are making their way around the world in a solar-powered plane. And while we aren’t likely to see a solar-powered commercial flight any time soon, their journey tells us a great deal about the future of air travel.
Man-made problems require man-made solutions. From mobile processors that are more energy efficient and quicker to charge to electric and alternative-fuel vehicles that help cut down of fossil fuel consumption, technology allows us to reduce our carbon footprint and lessen our environmental impact.
The best kept secret in America is that clean tech is a mega job-creator. Clean tech not only accounts for a large number of jobs. Importantly, it also creates local jobs. These are jobs that every state and city can have.
Not everyone can afford a brand new, all-electric vehicle. And all things considered, the most sustainable car is often one that’s already in use — especially if you can trick out your ride to make it more fuel-efficient. A mechanic with a passion for the environment shares his top tips.
Starting in 2019 the state’s three investor owned utilities will launch Time Of Use (TOU) pricing for residential consumers. Will residential customers respond by buying smart and cleaner technologies to access lower prices? Or will they vote in revolt?
Love those remote, out-of-the-way places but loathe the load of water you have to carry on your bike? A new startup has an answer that generates water from air in a bottle. Now, if someone could just design an apparatus to furnish drinking water to the 663 million people who don’t have it…
As organizations work to meet sustainability standards across their entire supply chain, they’re taking a hard look at the socioeconomic impacts of the electronics that form the backbone of their business. And they’re holding their vendors to ever-higher expectations.
A recent event hosted by Shell gathered leaders from across the mobility sector — from academics to auto industry execs — for a conversation on the future of transportation.
Our national and state roads, dams, bridges, and airports are in such disrepair that they’ve even garnered the attention of this year’s presidential candidates. Yet none seem to have a comprehensive answer as to how to come up with the $3 trillion that engineers say it will take to upgrade our national infrastructure. The problem, says author Parag Khanna, isn’t that it can’t be done, but that we aren’t thinking big enough.
CodeStart equips young people of color, between the ages of 18 to 24 without a college degree, with coding and critical-thinking skills, a desire for lifelong learning, and pathways to personal and professional development.
Many publicly-traded corporations are like dinosaurs, says author Gerald Davis. They cannot keep up with changes in hiring, sourcing and technology. They are becoming obsolete, he argues, and it’s time to think about what’s next.