How U.S. Cities and Counties Are Getting Renewable Energy

Cities are a core driver of climate change, accounting for more than 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. Precisely because they are such big GHG emitters, cities can be at the forefront in…

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3 Ways U.S. Cities Are Investing in Clean Energy for Resilience

By 2030, more than 145 million people across the world will be impacted by flooding each year – many of whom live in coastal areas of the United States. Wildfires are growing…

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Public Transport After COVID-19 Lockdowns: It’s Time to Innovate and Change Benchmarks of Success

In less than two months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives, causing sickness, death, economic loss and fear. While this global health and safety crisis has been challenging for…

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What Path We Take Post-COVID-19 Will Depend in Large Part on How the World’s Cities Change

This article was originally published on Global Dashboard, as part of their Scenarios Week series, exploring and expanding on Long Crisis Scenarios. For professional optimists like me in the business of…

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After the Crisis: How COVID-19 Can Drive Transformational Change in Cities

Across the world, from Wuhan to New York City, cities are on the frontline of the unfolding COVID-19 crisis. Starting with overwhelmed heath care systems, cities are experiencing unprecedented strain…

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Resilience After Recession: 4 Ways to Reboot the U.S. Economy

The COVID-19 pandemic is already affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans, and it’s poised to get worse before it gets better. Our primary concern is for the…

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Charlotte Is the Largest US City to Purchase Renewable Energy Through a Green Tariff

More than 200 U.S. cities, townships and counties have adopted 100% clean energy targets. While some have already achieved them, many more are still trying to figure out how they will…

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