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Jamaica Get Help on Groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap

November 7, 2013 - in Energy, Planning, Projects, Roads, Transit

The Worldwatch Institute today launched its groundbreaking Sustainable Energy Roadmap for Jamaica, a look at the measures that the Jamaican government can take to transition its electricity sector to one that is socially, environmentally, and financially sustainable.…

Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

February 27, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment…

Moving from “Light Green” to Sustainable Buildings

January 22, 2013 - in Facility Management

As more people move to urban areas in search of economic opportunities, the number of buildings that are needed to house them continues to rise. It is…

Moving from "Light Green" to Sustainable Buildings

January 22, 2013 - in Facility Management

As more people move to urban areas in search of economic opportunities, the number of buildings that are needed to house them continues to rise. It is estimated that by 2030, an additional 1.4 billion people will live in cities, of which 1.3 billion will dwell…

With Effective Roadmaps and Political Will, Governments Can Create Healthier, Livable Cities

December 18, 2012 - in Smart Cities

By harnessing an innovative mix of tools and approaches, governments can strengthen the economies of urban areas and improve their overall livability, according to research presented in the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable…