Chicago might not be widely known as a green city, however, the city has a vast network of sustainable mass public transit options, a Sustainable Action Agenda, a high share of energy efficient buildings, and is home to a wide range of other green city initiatives. CHICAGO IS - A Sustainable City Chicago's Mass Transit […]
5 Ways for SMART Cities to Implement Sustainable Waste Management | by Jane Marsh | Cities are implementing zero-waste strategies. As cities worldwide test new waste management ideas, they learn what does and does not work. Sharing these advances can help move global initiatives further forward.
Technologies Benefit Sustainable Smart Cities |
by Jane Marsh |
As the conversation around greenhouse gas emissions and climate change intensifies, cities are implementing green initiatives to make life easier and healthier for the planet and citizens.
Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies and sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient, thriving urban habitats for existing residents. Among the top of any list of these clean, green eco-cities is San Diego, California. [click thumbnail to read more…]
Clean Energy JOBS | The future of employment in the energy sector is in clean energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. There are over 3 million US clean energy jobs. Employment in the clean energy sector features, first and foremost, jobs in energy efficiency (at over 2 million US jobs). This includes jobs in companies […]
How Technology Can Help Cities Avoid Another Flint Water Crisis | Article by Jane Marsh | The green movement is influencing natural resource protection. As the global temperature rises, adverse effects limit individuals’ access to freshwater sources. In answer, ecologists are developing technologies that improve urban water supplies. Many engineers and scientists evaluate the Flint […]
Hydrogen (H2) and the Clean Energy Transition | Hydrogen created with clean energy is one of the most promising emerging energy technological developments to fill the rising global demand for clean low carbon and emission-free energy sources. The recent global societal shift towards environmental sustainability, and the global imperative for climate action, have significantly […]
Modern SMART Meters | Many buildings in America today still rely on inefficient energy infrastructure, such as older models of energy meters, instead of modern, cost-effective, energy efficiency technology such as smart meters. Smart meters are energy meters with digital, high-speed, real-time, two-way communication, and data storage functions. Since 2013, the number of smart meters […]
GREEN Tech for Healthy Air |
Article by Jane Marsh |
Cities are the heart of every global region. They are headquarters for the world’s biggest companies, and provide universities that produce the most innovative minds. It’s no wonder why so many people across the world want to live in a city.
However, an increase in residents also creates additional air pollution that harms everyone’s health. These are some of the technologies improving air quality in cities to make them better places to live and work. [Please click on the thumbnail image to read more…]
Onshore Wind Farms - Cheap and Clean Energy | Onshore wind farms now provide the least expensive form of energy, renewable or non-renewable, once the wind farm is fully constructed and operational. Among energy sources used to power a municipal grid, wind farms also have the lowest greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), and the lowest carbon […]