23 Jan '12, 1pm

Sustainable Mobility Hits the Road: Another look at the biggest trends in sustainable business in 2012 reveal ho...

Sustainable Mobility Hits the Road: Another look at the biggest trends in sustainable business in 2012 reveal ho...

While the public and media have focused on electric vehicles, others are taking the bigger view. Smart transportation systems aim to move people and goods around more quickly, more safely, and with less energy and pollution. This is no idle matter. The world crossed a significant milestone in 2011: There are now more than 1 billion cars and trucks on roads globally, up from 980 million at the end of 2009. That number is expected to double by 2020. Combine that with two other recent thresholds -- the seven-billionth world citizen and the fact that a majority of humanity now resides in cities -- you have the makings for one hell of a global traffic jam. The United States boasts the highest density of cars and trucks -- one for every 1.3 people -- but the 1 percent annual rate of growth pales compared with China, India, and Brazil, where annual vehicle growth rates are 27.5 p...

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The Business of Building Sustainable Cities: Su...

altenergymag.com 22 Jan '12, 7am

GLOBE-Net, January 20, 2012 - For the first time in human history, more than half the world's population now live in citie...

Crowdsourcing, Open Innovation, and the Future of Sustainable Cities

Crowdsourcing, Open Innovation, and the Future ...

greenbiz.com 23 Jan '12, 1pm

The idea of fixing Detroit—or any other city in desperate need of revitalization—is overwhelming, to say the least. And le...

Why The Word Sustainable is Becoming Unsustainable

Why The Word Sustainable is Becoming Unsustainable

treehugger.com 23 Jan '12, 2pm

The word "sustainable" was a buzz word back in 2006 , was turned into a 1000-word manifesto by 2007 , and by 2009 Lloyd wa...

Cyclists start drive to get more road space

Cyclists start drive to get more road space

straitstimes.com 23 Jan '12, 1am

Avid cyclists (from front) Yang Tah Ching, Chuah Sun Soon and Francis Chu riding on Bayfront Avenue. More roads should be ...

Automakers Lead the Way to Sustainable Mobility in Detroit

Automakers Lead the Way to Sustainable Mobility...

greenbiz.com 19 Jan '12, 1pm

The 2012 North American International Auto Show is currently rolling through the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan, where a...

Hits The Sales Block

thedomains.com 23 Jan '12, 9pm

Newspapers.com Hits The Sales Block 2012 January 23 by Michael H. Berkens According to a press release today the owners of...

Nonlinear RF model library with high electron m...

edn-europe.com 22 Jan '12, 4pm

Agilent Technologies has announced the availability of Mitsubishi Electric’s nonlinear GaAs and GaN RF model library for u...

Road Trip – Day 3

Road Trip – Day 3

emilayusof.com 24 Jan '12, 12pm

We had a good breakfast at C Putera Café, situated just beside the lodge. Food was great but the service was too slow. I h...

Slow progress for electric cars, but new batter...

e360.yale.edu 26 Jan '12, 1pm

"Since the Obama administration offered subsidies to ease the EVs way forward, the early sales performance became the targ...

Sustainable

Sustainable

greenbiz.com 19 Jan '12, 1pm

This article is part of a series of excerpts from the fifth annual State of Green Business Report , looking at trends in c...

The Crunchie Awards and The Best of 2011 Sustainable Tech

The Crunchie Awards and The Best of 2011 Sustai...

greenbiz.com 24 Jan '12, 1pm

Voting for the 2011 Crunchies is underway, and sustainability-enabling tech companies have snagged nominations across the ...

If you're interested in organic and sustainable food production, this one's 4 u:

If you're interested in organic and sustainable...

postcarbon.org 24 Jan '12, 3pm

Our current way of living is clearly unsustainable, and the food system that supports it can’t be sustained indefinitely e...

UK Gov't, Industry Form Hydrogen Mobility Initiative

UK Gov't, Industry Form Hydrogen Mobility Initi...

evworld.com 20 Jan '12, 11pm

A ground breaking project to ensure the UK is well positioned for the commercial roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric v...

Style on the Go: What to Use on the Road #eco_travel #Natural_Beauty

Style on the Go: What to Use on the Road #eco_t...

feelgoodstyle.com 24 Jan '12, 5pm

It was in Uganda that I learned (the hard way) that shaving my legs after lathering up with a bar of dove soap just wasn’t...

Green For All Promotes a More Sustainable State of the Union

Green For All Promotes a More Sustainable State...

greenbiz.com 24 Jan '12, 9pm

While pundits are predicting which issues President Obama will focus on in his State of the Union speech tonight -- includ...