Tag: sustainable environment

A state in which the demands placed on the environment can be met without reducing its capacity to allow all people to live well, now and in the future.

Urbanova Teams Up with Gallup to Identify Meaningful Smart City Projects

Urbanova Teams Up with Gallup to Identify Meaningful Smart City Projects

People-Centered Analysis Informs the Role of Smart Cities in Addressing Public Priorities

Urbanova, a smart city living lab in Spokane, Washington’s University District, is collaborating with Gallup, the global analytics and advisory company, to identify Urbanova projects that matter to citizens based on analysis of public sentiment and other available

Bridgestone to Develop New Tire Technologies as Part of SuperTruck II Program

Bridgestone to Develop New Tire Technologies as Part of SuperTruck II Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 1, 2016) – Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) today announced that the company will develop innovative new tire technologies aimed at significantly reducing the environmental impact of the more than 3.5 million heavy-duty Class 8 long-haul tractor trailer trucks on the nation’s roads. Bridgestone will receive federal funding

Amending the Soil

Amending the Soil

Earth has “amazing self-healing properties,” notes Barry Cook, a partner with Northwest Hydro-Mulchers.
“I’ve heard it explained a lot like a cut on a human arm. If you ignore it, chances are it will get infected and the issues will get complicated. If you clean it and treat it with some

Private Investment Proposed to Restore Coast

New Orleans, La. – The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) today released findings from its recent convening of diverse costal leaders, calling for cooperation within the science community on setting ecosystem values along the Gulf Coast and making private sector investment in coastal restoration attractive. Results from the meeting, held at

Rainwater Management in a Watershed Context

This article is written from a British Columbia perspective. It connects the dots between recent developments in the United States, such as A Strategic Agenda to Protect Waters and Build More Livable Communities Through Green Infrastructure released by EPA in April 2011, and comparable initiatives that have been underway in

The Economics of Absorption

While heat waves made life uncomfortable in the state of New York as elsewhere in summer 2006, an approach undertaken in Albany began making its own waves.

A $3.5 million absorption chiller air-cooling project is helping to reduce electricity demands.

An absorption chiller uses natural gas to save energy during peak electrical

Toward Sustainable Communities

After mountain man Joe Walker rode horseback over the Sierra Nevada in November 1833 and discovered the giant redwoods, he descended through tangled foothill forests into the spacious oak parks and grasslands of the valley floor. Behind him, the mountain wall reared up, wringing moisture from the air masses that

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