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Will the smart cities of the future float? One California nonprofit partnering with French Polynesia says such communities could soon be the reality. But critics question the motive behind the development of offshore cities, fearing they could become tax havens for the rich.
The Festival at Masdar City is a nice way to wrap up the United Arab Emirates’ most important sustainability event. After a full week of networking and speeches, ADSW wraps up with a fun weekend of activities to which the general public is invited.
A recent report assessed the risks the greater New York City region faces if sea levels rise by one, three or six feet. The shocking projections should spur local leaders and urban planners into more proactive action.
The ReNEWW House project, a partnership between Purdue University and Whirlpool Corp., turned a 1920s home near campus into a sustainable living laboratory.
If Donald Trump gets his way and he builds that wall, or even succeeds in only launching his other immigration ideas, wages across many sectors could rise in the short term. Employment opportunities, however, could shrivel, and the fact is that manufacturing jobs are not coming back to the U.S.
In a letter to FIFA, a Dutch labor organization asked soccer's international governing body to pay damages to a Bangladeshi migrant worker by the end of this month or face a court case in Zurich.
New York City will become more submerged as this century progresses, yet city leaders and citizens are woefully unprepared for this eventuality.
Recent tours of Fulton Mall in downtown Fresno during various times of day show a mess and local businesses suffering.
It is definitely worth your time to drop San Juan Bautista, check out the mission, and poke around the old shops and buildings for an hour or two.
The online property database Zillow issued a report this week that suggests sea-level rise could cause almost $1 trillion in property losses by 2100.
A visit to Mariposa, California offers a break from the heat and dust of San Joaquin Valley as the cooler air welcomes you to the southern end of what is often called the Gold Country.
Whether you are enjoying a spectacular lake cruise for the day or just want to have a cocktail, the vast grounds of Llao Llao Resort are a great place to enjoy yourself for an hour--or more.