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By Katharine Sucher / On June 17th, 2016

Around the world, renewable energy is making headlines: last month, clean energy supplied almost all of Germany’s...

By Gaelle Gourmelon / On May 10th, 2016

Can cities shift their systems and structures to become sustainable? This is the first of two  sneak peeks into the newest State of the World publication, ...

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By Bruce Rich / On May 9th, 2016

Nearly all future growth in greenhouse gases will come from the world’s emerging economies, and preventing dangerous global warming depends on their reducing emissions growth. Thus it is troubling that Turkey, the world’s 17th largest economy, plans to...

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By Denise Fairchild / On April 2nd, 2015

The Island Press Urban Resilience Project, supported by the Kresge Foundation, is working to promote a holistic understanding of resilience that is grounded in equity and sustainability.

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By Peter Fox-Penner / On October 27th, 2014

Power lines were among the many casualties of Superstorm Sandy.

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 12th, 2014

How can the electrical grid become smarter?

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By Admin / On July 30th, 2013

Katie Valentine and Ryan Koronowski of ThinkProgress uncover what oil companies (and snow...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On July 11th, 2013

On May 24

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By Jason Leppig / On June 14th, 2013

For the month of June, the eBook edition of Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living from...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On May 21st, 2013

The new edition of State of the World 2013 finds new ways on how we can stop having...

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