Tag: Climate Change

  • Mayors of Paris and London Announce Car Scoring System to Curb Pollution

    Car buyers will soon be able to identify the most environmentally friendly models on the road and choose new cars that will help reduce air pollution in cities The mayors of Paris and London, Anne Hidalgo and Sadiq Khan The announcement was made following a closed-door meeting between mayors, senior city officials and representatives of several major […]

  • Sadiq Khan Pledges to Clean Up London’s Toxic Air

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced on Friday (May 13) that he will launch a formal policy consultation in a matter of weeks on a major package of measures to tackle air pollution in London. The new Mayor made the announcement during a visit to Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School, in Aldgate, […]

  • San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego Lead In Clean Energy

    Clean Edge, Inc. yesterday released its seventh annual U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, which tracks and ranks the clean-energy and clean-tech activities of all 50 states and the 50 largest metro areas in the U.S. The 2016 edition comes at a time of notable acceleration in the nation’s transition to a clean-energy economy. The top […]

  • Upcycled Shipping Containers and Treemail, Two Ideas for a ‘Circular’ City

    Barcelona’s Smart City Expo looks at ways for cities to transition to a more circular economy. Vertical vegetables and trees with their own e-mail address might sound like inventions of Dr. Seuss, but they’re actually part of the World Economic Forum’s top 10 list of urban innovations for 2015. James Pennington, a specialist at the Forum’s […]