Announcing: the all-new Ecocities Emerging

Link to webpage version of this newsletter http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs072/1100594   Greetings! How do we approach urban planning and resource management in ways that preserve health and the environment while meeting our basic needs? The Ecocity represents an urban ideal that simultaneously envisions and plans for co-benefits and synergies between its various …

Ecocities Emerging – June 2014 Issue – Reflections on Gross National Happiness

  On May 6th, the Obama administration introduced their big climate proposal. The new rules would cut carbon pollution from power plants 30% from 2005 levels by 2030. The targets are of course getting mixed reactions. The U.S. is already well on the way towards meeting that target and some …

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference.

Join James Hansen, Richard Alley, Gina McCarthy, Bill Richardson, Kathryn Sullivan, Rachel Kyte, and other leaders in January at the Building Climate Solutions conference. In two highlighted sessions, leaders from science, business, government and finance are interviewed by prominent journalists about climate change solutions in the built environment and in agriculture and natural resources. …

Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission

It’s been a busy few months at the Schumacher Institute – our Converge project has delivered its final recommendations to the European Commission. So there has been lots of reporting for our research team! Elsewhere in the Institute, we also have lots going on. Below you will find details of …

[Report] Utility Smart Grid Outlook in North America 2013

NEW REPORT: HOW ARE UTILITY TECHNOLOGY ROADMAPS DETERMINING THE EVOLUTION OF SMART GRID SPENDING IN NORTH AMERICA? The Utility Smart Grid Outlook in North America 2013, a new 219-page report from GTM Research, provides insight into the strategies utilities are employing to improve the efficiency and reliability of energy delivery via smart grid technologies …