If you drew a portrait of Google, it might look something like these crazy images that take you inside the complex network of links and websites that make up a website. The Internet is a series of tubes.
By Michael Drexler & Abigail Noble Harnessing the hype of impact investing was a key discussion theme nearly two years ago at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.
What a difference 15 years makes. In 1998, when I was researching suburban sprawl around Chicago for a book, I lamented the loss of corporate jobs from the city to its far northwestern suburbs in Lake and McHenry Counties. ...
Around the world, cities are searching for sustainable ways to transport residents quickly, efficiently, and safely throughout their streets. One such solution is bus rapid transit (BRT), which is already widely implemented in both the developed and developing worlds.
Senior leaders in sustainability reveal their thoughts on the key challenges for sustainable business We asked leaders with responsibility for driving sustainability within their business to identify the key barriers to sustainable change.
As Creative Commons becomes more and more of a rule rather than an exception, the nonprofit organization behind it continues to push sharing through free legal tools and community building. One such effort, Team Open, culls stories of creative commoners from around the globe who use Creative Commons licenses to create a better the world.
World Soil Day highlights the importance of soil and the need to use it sustainably. The event has been marked annually since the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) passed a resolution in 2002 proposing December 5 as World Soil Day.
Urban transport is on its way to becoming a social right in Brazil. On December 4, PEC 90 – a proposed amendment to Article Six of the Brazilian Constitution that would define transport as a social right – was approved by the Chamber of Deputies. The next step for the measure to be written into law is for it to be passed by the Senate.
Here is a remarkable fact about global warming: It might be twice as bad right now were it not for a treaty negotiated by a conservative US president, for an entirely different purpose, based on motives no one has ever quite understood.