Miami-Dade County targets sustainability, ocean health with new partnerships

by • 1 week ago

Miami-Dade County plans to fit businesses with water meters, research sustainable technologies and create a startup-in-residence program.

Will the world’s most sustainable city be built in the U.S.?

by • 7 months ago

The proposed city of Telosa could be a meaningful advance for planned communities in the United States.

NYC chooses four sustainability-focused startups for accelerator program

by • 2 years ago

The accelerator will help companies focused on air quality, water quality, cleaning-product delivery and energy-use cut through red tape and build their businesses in New York City.

Smart Cities Council launches sustainability-focused 2020 challenge

by • 2 years ago

Five cities will win a year’s worth of assistance and advising from a network of urban technology experts.

NYC asks tech startups for help making the city more sustainable

by • 2 years ago

Companies are being asked to apply to pilot solutions through 2020 that can reduce emissions, improve traffic or make the city's waste systems more efficient.

Sustainable electronics a growing trend in state and local government

by • 3 years ago

"Ecolabels" like the Green Electronics Council's EPEAT are encouraging sustainable buying in governments that can exert outsized influence on the environment.

Austin mayor turns to data to help meet clean energy commitments

by • 5 years ago

The Texas city is investing heavily in green energy sources and technologies in the wake of the Trump administration's decision to back out of the Paris climate agreement.

Austin launches sustainability dashboard

by • 6 years ago

To reduce carbon emissions, conserve water and cut energy consumption, Austin's Office of Sustainability pushes metrics through a new open data dashboard.