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Waste Stream to Energy Source: What if America’s Next Big Fuel Source Is Its Trash?

April 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Energy, Planning

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the United States produced 254 million tons of municipal solid waste in 2013. And though 87 million tons of that material from the landfill was diverted through recycling and composting, what if the nation…

Neighborhood Designs Can Cut Carbon Emissions, Electric Costs

December 17, 2014 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 17, 2014—A big tree next to your house can do more than just save home-cooling costs, it will also cut carbon emissions, University…

Infrastructure Planning Today Determines the Carbon Taxes of Tomorrow

Traffic congestion, air pollution, accidents – the negative externalities from car transport are not just a popular field of economic research, but…

Carbon Lock-in Could Doom Coastal Cities

August 4, 2013 - in Environment

Sea-level rise is a vexed issue in climate discussions because everyone wants to know where sea level’s going to be in 2050, or 2100 — years that we can, at least dimly, imagine. I’ll still be alive in 2050, presumably, and my kids or grandkids in 2100,…

Stop Climate Change: Move to the city, start walking

November 4, 2012 - in Emergency

 In these maps, remarkably, the red and the green switched places. This reversal, perhaps even more than the health discussion, threatens to make walkability relevant again. By red and green, I am referring to carbon emissions. On typical carbon maps, areas…

New Energy Saving Solution Helps Organisations Reduce Expenditure by 20%

September 20, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

Energy Saver, the energy management solution designed by data specialists and digital mapping experts Landmark Information Group, helps organisations reduce their energy expenditure by an average of 20% through more effective management of existing energy…