VCC_vancouverWHAT IS A SUSTAINABLE CITY… a city designed with consideration of environmental impact, inhabited by people dedicated to minimization of required inputs of energy, water and food, and waste output of heat, air pollution and water pollution.

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Evaporation could offer new source of renewable energy

Natural evaporation could provide most of the electricity used by the US and also save about...
Posted On 06 Oct 2017
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Will America’s trillion-dollar investment in new infrastructure withstand tomorrow’s disasters?

Communities are increasingly keeping climate change in mind as they plan roads, sewers and...
Posted On 14 Sep 2017
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To avoid climate catastrophe, we’ll need to remove CO2 from the air. Here’s how.

With sufficient investment and strategic deployment, carbon dioxide removal and storage can...
Posted On 14 Aug 2017
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Former Astronaut chosen to open 2017 Zero Waste Conference

Will outline a vision to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
Posted On 06 Aug 2017
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Climate change could devastate Asia’s economic gains

Unabated Climate Change Would Reverse the Hard-Earned Development Gains in Asia — New Report
Posted On 14 Jul 2017
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World food trade runs chokepoint gauntlet

A group of physical chokepoints - roads, ports and waterways - could disrupt the flow of world...
Posted On 27 Jun 2017
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Organic farming may not cut climate risk

Organic farming does not always benefit the environment in the ways people expect, and may not...
Posted On 25 Jun 2017
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The Future is Circular: New Rules for Sustainable Purchasing

Progressive organizations must let go of the “cheapest price” mindset once and for all
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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Deep in the oceans, human activities are taking a toll.

Once seen as too remote to harm, the deep sea is facing new pressures from mining, pollution,...
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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Urban heat islands leave cities sweltering

Many city dwellers face a hotter future than their suburban and rural peers because the urban...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Climate models forecast extreme rainfall

Europe, North America and tropical regions could all face even harder rainfall if fossil fuel...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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New guide helps cities and businesses collaborate on climate resilience

Cities and businesses both face the threat of damaged infrastructure and disrupted operations...
Posted On 24 May 2017
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