Clean Cities

The Role Cities Can Play In Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Cities use 78 percent of energy globally, according to a United Nations report, and produce over 60 percent of carbon emissions. So, they…

Urbanity: A Look at Urban Evolution in 2050

As a lead-up to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, Jan. 18-25, Masdar sponsored a blogging contest called “Engage: Cities and Sustainable Development.” The following…

Tobacco Farmers Could Pivot to Chickpeas, Thanks to PepsiCo

PepsiCo's hummus company, The Sabra Dipping Co., could entice tobacco farmers into growing chickpeas by offering local farm communities a more stable, reliable…

FedEx Exceeds Vehicle Fleet Fuel Efficiency Goal with Holistic Strategy

FedEx Express has already exceeded its 2020 goal for achieving a 20 percent improvement in vehicle fleet fuel efficiency and has set a…

Electric Delivery Trucks Save Big Bucks

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has come out with a new study that shows the payback period for a new delivery-type electric truck…

DOE Awards $15 Million for Electric Vehicle Adoption Programs

The DOE awarded ~$15 million for 16 projects in 24 states and DC 'to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles across the nation…