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Smart Cities

BARCELONA – THE #SUSTAINABLE CITY

By Ramon Arratia Barcelona is one of the trailblazer sustainable cities, integrating renewable energy, sensible public policy and waste management strategies into its core infrastructure. Of course there’s more that can be done, and many cities are on the same track, but let’s look at Barcelona’s progress and key points to …

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The State of Planet Declaration
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The State of Planet Declaration

Planet Under Pressure 2012 was the largest gathering of global change scientists leading up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) with a total of 3,018 delegates at the conference venue and over 3,500 that attended virtually via live webstreaming. The Plenary sessions and the Daily Planet news …

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Earth history in 24 hours

The age of Earth is about 4.5 billion years – on the clock, 1 second equals approximately 52,000 years and one hour is 187.5 million years.   In Geological time: 100 years is nothing Civilizations have been destroyed in the past, It can be again – due to our own …

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Living Planet Report 2012
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Living Planet Report 2012

AT A GLANCE Chapter 1: The state of the planet Biodiversity has declined globally   The global Living Planet Index declined by almost 30 per cent between 1970 and 2008.   The global tropical index declined by 60 per cent during the same period.   The global temperate index increased …

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Here’s help with solving the new ‘sustainability math’

By Mark Tulay Created 2014-08-07 01:30 Last week I went surfing for the first time. The quote on my instructor’s shirt read : “Life, like surfing, is all about wave selection and balance.” For me, finding the right balance and wave was not easy — as continuous adjustments are needed to remain …

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Smart CitiesTecnología

Station display shows waiting commuters the best train carriage to get on

When a train arrives into a station, it’s often the case that travelers aren’t spread evenly along the platform and are huddled in the same spot. This is annoying for both commuters and operators because it means carriages get full while others are left empty and leads to longer boarding …

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Raising nearly USD 2m on Kickstarter, Sense could be the ultimate sleeping monitor

This is part of a series of articles that looks at entrepreneurs hoping to get their ideas off the ground through crowdfunding. At the time of writing, each of these innovations is currently seeking funding. Apps and devices that monitor users’ sleep are nothing new, and we’ve even seen smart …

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Green Business Tools Made Easy: MotleyGreen.com

There’s a new way for businesses large and small to pursue green business practices, and it’s MotleyGreen.com. Offering a complete platform for businesses to target facility costs, productivity costs, employee health costs, and sustainability costs from one source, MotleyGreen.com is a quick, pain-free for a company to adopt a sustainability …

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WakaWaka Solar Lamp Social Enterprise Brings the Most Efficient Solar Light on the Planet

The problems of conventional kerosene lamps used in poor communities all over the world are many: indoor air pollution, environmental sustainability, fire hazards, low educational outcomes, and high fuel prices. Swapping these inefficient, pollution-ridden lamps out for renewably-powered solar lighting has never been easier or more effective thanks to the …

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Farmhopping and Tilt World Create Remote Eco Heroes via Green Entrepreneurs

Though we always hope humans will get out into the natural world and get their hands dirty – whether they garden or farm or go for a hike or walk in the park – sometimes urban-bound folks need a way to experience the great outdoors from behind a computer or …

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