Dec 23, 2015

“One Belt, One Road is a brilliant strategy,” said Cheung, because it may have economic benefits as well as strategic upsides, pulling China's regional neighbors closer into its orbit.


Dec 10, 2015

Istanbul - Achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be virtually impossible if the private sector doesn't immediately start scaling up its efforts to end poverty and protect the planet, the UN development agency said today at a ...


Dec 10, 2015

Solar technology from Down Under will soon be providing power in California, as the company behind the world's first-ever floating solar plant just exported its technology to the U.S.


Dec 10, 2015

The shipping industry is not only a major contributor to the air pollution choking many port cities, but also, as explained in a front page article in today's New York Times, one of the fastest growing sources of transport greenhouse gas emissions ...


Dec 10, 2015

Some of the world's big investors at the climate change talks in Paris have already decided it would be best for everyone if communities started building more sustainable infrastructure, says a Cape Breton native and expert in green urban development.


Dec 10, 2015

The role of information and communication technologies (ICT) as a key driver of sustainable development is clear. 3.2 billion people, representing 43% of the world population, are online today, while mobile-cellular subscriptions have reached almost 7 ...


Dec 10, 2015

E-waste in India is increasing three times faster than any other solid waste, said P Bineesha, executive director of Bhopal's International Institute of Waste Management at the first India International Science Fair at IIT Delhi.


Dec 10, 2015

... on August 24, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo : Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images). Aspiring Melbourne real estate owners and victims of urban sprawl, be prepared for the upsetting truth behind the houses you are clamoring to get your ...


Dec 10, 2015

The bill, which aimed to prevent urban sprawl and streamline the planning process, has angered local councils which have argued it would cut them out of decision making.


Dec 10, 2015

Decarbonizing our energy systems by encouraging greater usage of alternative energy - a frequent topic of this column - is one of the common themes in the fight against rising greenhouse gas emissions.



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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