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(New Dates!) Smart City Expo Curitiba 2020, June 18-19, Curitiba, Brazil

Smart Cities,Community Resilience,Brazil

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

On March 26 and 27, the third edition of the Smart City Expo Curitiba takes place in Curitiba. This year the event has the main theme "Smart Cities In Action" and has the institutional support of GBC Brasil. SCECWB is a gr… more...

0 replies | 1034 views | Posted on: 03/09/2020 | Last updated: 03/21/2020

Lunch & Learn: Building Green with Sustainable Profits, March 24, Tampa, Florida

by mkilmartin Intern

This seminar will present the building science of integrated whole-house systems along with five key elements that represent green building construction practices. Focus will be on fitting green building practices into affordable housing ut… more...

0 replies | 811 views | Posted on: 02/21/2020 | Last updated: 02/21/2020

Buildings of Excellence: Mahesh Ramanujam on the Future of Carbon Neutral Buildings, 1/22, NYC

Green Building,AIA credits,USGBC,New York City,LEED Certification,Carbon Neutral Buildings

by mkilmartin Intern

Join the Building Energy Exchange, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for a rare presentation from Mahesh Ramanujam, President & CEO of USGBC.  Long the… more...

0 replies | 947 views | Posted on: 01/09/2020 | Last updated: 01/09/2020

The 4th IAFOR International Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment, January 10-12, Honolulu, HI

by mkilmartin Intern

Held in partnership with the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, this international conference encourages academics and scholars to meet and exchange ideas and views in a forum stimulating respectful dialogue, by bringing together university … more...

0 replies | 301 views | Posted on: 12/31/2019 | Last updated: 01/02/2020

2019 Urban Sustainability Tech Challenge Final Presentations, December 10, Chicago, IL

Urban Development,Technology

by abu417 Climate Connoisseur. Eco-Maniac. Solar Sommelier.

The CNT Urban Sustainability Tech Challenge brings people form across Chicago together to identify urban sustainability issues and devise community-driven solutions. The theme of the 2019 Challenge is the high cost of living experienced by … more...

0 replies | 382 views | Posted on: 12/03/2019 | Last updated: 12/03/2019

There is Hope for the U.S. - Updates on China's Recycling Ban

Recycling,China

by ella.nielsen44 Student

It’s been more than a year since China started cracking down on recycling imports from the U.S., forcing cities and communities to start taking initiative on their waste and recycling practices. According to the Northeast Recycling Co… more...

0 replies | 1135 views | Posted on: 07/26/2019 | Last updated: 07/26/2019

Social Justice and the Solar Industry - Starting to Address the Elephant in the Room

by PatPrince317 Lifelong Learner and Green Energy Aficionado

If states and city governments are serious about meeting their clean energy benchmarks, they must do better at reaching minority and low-income communities.  States need to take action whether or not the solar industry&n… more...

0 replies | 3557 views | Posted on: 07/24/2019 | Last updated: 11/20/2019

What is necessary to create sustainable tiny home communities?

by Ron Tiny House / Green Structure Design and Manufacturer

It is simple enough to build smaller homes, tiny if desired. It is simple enough to add energy efficiency to the structure. But the long term sustainability of a community, tiny home or urban pockets, or remote villages require many ot… more...

0 replies | 2320 views | Posted on: 07/08/2019 | Last updated: 07/16/2019

Million Cool Roof Challenge (Solar Reflective Roofs)

Urban Resilience,Urban Planning,Green Roofs,Solar Roof,Cooling Technique,reflective roofs

by K-CEP Initiative to Support the Kigali Amendment goals to reduce the HFC gases impact on the climate

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge is a $2 million global competition to rapidly scale up the deployment of highly solar-reflective “cool” roofs in developing countries suffering heat stress and lacking widespread access to coolin… more...

0 replies | 2585 views | Posted on: 04/05/2019 | Last updated: 04/07/2019

Illinois Green Alliance, Winter Networking Night, February 7, 5:30-8pm, Chicago

by ella.nielsen44 Student

The Illinois Green Alliance Emerging Professionals invite you to the 2019 Winter Networking Night! Join us for an evening of networking with a diverse group of professionals working to make our city, state and region more sustainable, vibra… more...

0 replies | 539 views | Posted on: 01/24/2019 | Last updated: 01/25/2019

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