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The Higher ED Blog: How do universities create economic impact?

If you live or work in a mid-sized city in Canada, chances are that it has a university. When cities and regions look to promote, More...

2014: The maturation of clean tech

Clint Wilder shares some interesting arguments on what 2014 holds for the clean tech sector in this blog post on The Huffington Post. According to Wilder, 2014 More...

Rediscovering eco-cities: Is this possible in the era of globalization?

Haripriya Gundimeda writes to Sustainable Cities Collective about Auroville, what has become known as a global city in Southern India. She discusses the design of Auroville, and More...

The future of off-the-grid living looks promising

James Bartolacci writes in Good about innovations in off-the-grid living and the improvements technolgy has allowed architects to make when constructing the environmentally friendly homes. He presents More...

Coral reef: $142,000 per acre

A tropical island has valued its natural assets in a bid to retain a conservation-friendly tourist market. Under the blazing Caribbean sun basks an island More...

Why this woman says biking can save our economy

A.K. Streeter at Treehugger takes a look at Bikenomics, a new book by Elly Blue on the potential positive impact of increased cycling on the economy and well-being of More...

Infographic – Sustainable business: Why it’s worth it

The sustainable business revolution is arguably one of the most in-demand sectors at the moment. Due to our consumerist culture, the demand for green and More...

Green urbanism: Cities embracing nature

Future Cape Town rounds up some inspiring examples of green urbanism from around the world in this Sustainable Cities Collective post. The examples were gathered as part More...

What it takes to turn a ghost town into an eco-city

Armando Garma at GOOD blogs about an interesting plan to Varosha, an abandoned city in Cyprus, into an “eco-city”. The former resort town has been uninhabited for about More...

The 10 smartest cities in North America

Boyd Cohen at Fast Company shares the top 10 cities a new ranking of North America’s smartest cities. These cities are, according to the study, the ones More...

Steam engine tech could bring cost of solar energy storage down to $100/kWh

While solar energy has a great deal of potential as a sustainable source of power, a lack of affordable storage options is a significant weakness. More...

The science of cities: Is urbanization sustainable?

As urbanization continues to draw people to cities around the world, researchers are examining whether this movement will help or hinder the pursuit of sustainability. Brian More...