• Ikea is working on stylish portable solar panels with artist Olafur Eliasson

    Scandinavian artist Olafur Eliasson has partnered with IKEA to produce small stylish solar panels to store and provide power. The Sammanlänkad is designed to be hanged by the window to collect energy during the day. Still at a prototype stage, this cute gadget won’t definitely replace your solar panels on the roof, but in the […]

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  • Electric ferries coming to Niagara Falls

    When it comes to reducing CO2 emissions from transport, water transportation has been mostly overlooked so far, but this is going to change very soon. In San Francisco, the Red & White Fleet, one of the city’s oldest tour guide companies, operates a hybrid ferry that runs on lithium-ion batteries carrying up to 600 passengers […]

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  • ASCE’s International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2019

    This year, the American Society of Civil Engineers International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure will take place in Los Angeles on November 7-9. This event brings together architects, civil engineers, infrastructure managers, policy makers, and technology experts to provide a showcase for the latest developments and advancements in design, construction, technology, policy, and education related to […]

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  • New York tops American greenest smart cities

      According to the Eden Strategy Institute, New York tops the list of the 10 Smart City Governments in the U.S.. The city has split its smart city initiatives between the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, and the Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer. Together they are focusing […]

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  • New York City’s Green New Deal announced

      In occasion of the celebration of Earth Day 2019, New York City’s Mayor, Bill DeBlasio, announced an ambitious plan “OneNYC 2050” to make the city ready for the changes and challenges of the 21st century. The aim of the plan is a resilient, modern and carbon-neutral city by 2050. Some of the measures announced […]

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