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Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from investors and the media.
Pokémon Go offers a massive opportunity to community leaders and small businesses as they seek new ideas for community projects and sustainable development.
New Yorkers can score a two-week unlimited UberPool commuting fare card this month for just $49. That makes Uber rides around much of Manhattan cheaper than taking the city's venerable subway.
The United Steelworkers union and Sierra Club joined forces on an international trade and infrastructure plan they hope will become central to the Democratic platform.
The answers as to why smart home devices are struggling can be in part explained by the foibles of Nest and the resignation of its chief executive, Tony Fadell, last week.
When we think of “sustainability” at a high level, the usual suspects are communities and companies based in cities such as San Francisco, Portland and Brooklyn. As we glean information both from conventional news sites and blogs focusing on environmental ...
Back in 2014, JPMorgan Chase made headlines with what it claimed was a $100 million investment in Detroit. Today, the evidence suggests the banking giant’s bet on the Motor City was a positive one.
This quest to redefine urbanization, and to build and redesign 'smart cities,' may already be over. It is clear megacities -- 40 or so giant urban centers -- will run the world within a decade. But can they be sustained?
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.
San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on the city's residents.
When the Masdar Initiative was first announced 10 years ago, it was greeted by a mix of excitement and skepticism. Masdar City's long-term plan has slowed down, frustrating many. But now the city, and Masdar's clean-energy deployment team, are on the move.
Despite reports to the contrary, more than a third of Masdar City's developed area will be completed within the next five years, a significant proportion of it by third-party developers whose projects will be realized according to Abu Dhabi's Estidama sustainable building standards.