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Bloomberg

Blake Schmidt

30 August 2018

Shenzhen, China

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Massive investment in electric vehicles has reduced noise and air pollution in China. The megacity of Shenzhen, for example, is surprisingly quiet with its fleet of electric buses and ban on gas-powered motorcycles. H...

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Rina Chandran

28 August 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

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In Bangkok’s Sukhumvit neighborhood, solar panels generate renewable energy, which is traded using blockchain between an apartment building, a mall, a school, and a dental hospital. The pilot project demonstrates the ...

The Guardian

Killian Fox

10 August 2018

Cloughjordan, Ireland

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Admittedly by no definition perfect, members of Ireland's model eco-village have learned many lessons since the community first came into existence and are vowing to use these lessons to improve. Over the last ten yea...

Sactown Magazine

Rob Turner

1 August 2018

Toronto, Canada

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After the success of New York City’s High Line, several cities have tried to emulate that success with a twist--by transforming underpasses below highways into activated space for the community. Toronto’s Bentway offe...

The Huffington Post

Dominique Mosbergen

20 July 2018

Shanghai, China

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As technology advances, so does the electronic waste that it produces as people throw out their old products to make way for the new ones. To reduce their e-waste footprint and keep the materials out of landfills, com...

The Huffington Post

Adam Forrest

19 July 2018

Vienna, Austria

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Unlike America’s struggle to provide high-quality affordable housing in sufficient quantities, Vienna has achieved an affordable housing system worthy of envy. The government-subsidized housing projects in Vienna need...

The Guardian

Kamala Thiagarajan

9 July 2018

Madurai, India

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Dr. Rajagopalan Vasudevan, a chemistry professor in India, has a new approach to plastic. "It's time we stop seeing plastic as the enemy and turn it into our biggest resource," Dr. Vasudevan says. By adding molten use...

CNN

Katy Scott

2 July 2018

Scotland

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Aiming to improve road conditions and cut down on plastic waste, a Scottish engineer found a way to blend the two. After testing a series of different recipes, he found the perfect recipe that is now being used across...

The Hindu

Angelina Davydova

16 June 2018

St. Petersburg, Russia

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Around 30 Russian activists created a campaign for the World Cup called “Cup for the People.” It includes guided tours, a map of responsible consumption, and exhibitions that revolve around topics like LGBTQ rights, e...

KUNM

Megan Kamerick

15 June 2018

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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The University of New Mexico’s Prevention Research Center is a leading example of community engagement. The Center has undertaken a variety of health-focused initiatives, each with a common core: prioritizing communit...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

11 June 2018

Paris, France

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Paris has become a leader in reducing food waste by passing legislation that requires large grocery stores to donate leftover food or compost it. Since 2016, this measure has saved over 10 million meals a year. In Phi...

Model D

David Sands

5 June 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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Solar power has found its way to Detroit thanks in part to one man's efforts to make the resource more available to community members. Through the power of connections and cross sector collaboration, Ali Dirul's proje...

Earth Island

Samantha Harvey

1 June 2018

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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A decades-old principle called “just transition” has made international headway in the fight against climate change and toward equity and sustainability. Fundamental to the principle is transitioning from a capitalist...

Ensia

Susannah Shmurak

23 May 2018

Clichy-Batignolles, Paris, France

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Setting the bar high for environmental sustainability can encourage innovation and experimentation. Developers of Paris’ new Clichy-Batignolles eco-district are reducing the neighborhood’s carbon footprint in nearly e...

The Guardian

Krista Mahr

4 May 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

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In late 2017, Cape Town announced “day zero,” the projected date when water supplies would be so low that the city would turn off the taps. It was a bold move and people listened. Water use fell.

Bloomberg CityLab

Richard Luscombe ‏

3 May 2018

Babcock Ranch, Florida, United States

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Babcock Ranch is a sustainability “laboratory” that is testing what it takes to build a totally green community. What sets this community apart are the 440 acres of solar panels and the pursuit of a town powered fully...

AWE Magazine

Amélie Drouet

26 April 2018

Samsø, Denmark

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A town that was once a “meeting point for Vikings” has become a leader in renewable energy through community investment. First, the island of Samsø needed some convincing, so project developers held community discussi...

Perspective Daily

Felix Franz

25 April 2018

Alappuzha, India

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When garbage threatened the tourism industry in Alappuzha, residents protested enough to spur lasting change. The city is now recognized as the cleanest city in India for its efforts in decentralizing waste management...

Energy News Network

Elizabeth McGowan

28 March 2018

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

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Repurposing contaminated sites for clean energy production may not sound like a common tactic to take, but Massachusetts has found a way to be highly successful at it. In fact, out of over 250 renewable energy install...

The Guardian

Aditya Chakrabortty

28 February 2018

Wolfhagen, Germany

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In Wolfhagen, Germany, one man led the quest to take back the electricity supply into the hands of the public. By entering a lengthy negotiation with E.ON, one of the biggest energy companies in the world, Martin Rüh...

Next City

Gregory Scruggs

9 February 2018

Singapore, Singapore

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Singapore, among other cities around the world, serves as a model in the underground urban planning sphere as local governments combat over-densification. The city has begun expanding their underground network of publ...

BBC

Sam Judah

6 February 2018

London, England

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Hydroponics works by growing plants in water without soil, fields or farms. Across the globe, this method is already being implemented as a more cost-effective way of growing food. Farmers and scientists are debating ...

Civil Eats

Lisa Held

31 January 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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The Common Market in Philadelphia is an example of a thriving food hub. A 2017 study showed there are at least 360 active food hubs in America that are helping small farmers sell their produce while helping people acc...

Yes! Magazine

J. Gabriel Ware

26 January 2018

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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To combat energy cost inequality while also helping the environment, Ali Dirul started Ryter Cooperative Industries (RCI) to bring renewable energy to his hometown of Detroit. RCI is working with local partners to ins...

Bloomberg CityLab

Laura Bliss

24 January 2018

Minnesota, United States

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Bridges don't last forever without at least some occasional repair, but how do city officials know when an aging bridge is in need of reconstruction? Typically, an individual has to bungee down to inspect it or specia...

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