Since 1989, numbers of flying insects have dropped by more than 75% in parts of Germany, with serious implications for the rest of Europe. LONDON, October 20, 2017 – The mass of flying insects in parts of Germany has fallen by three-quarters in the last 27 years. Since the territories sampled were all nature reserves […]
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The city's largest ever transportation plan includes light rail, electric buses and transit hubs. Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Nashville, TN unveils massive .2B transit plan
The rodents are more prevalent in homes and businesses during the cooler months. Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Oh, rats: Chicago tops list of rodent-infested US cities
Rising temperatures could cause soils to release carbon on a scale that has the potential to accelerate climate change, reports 26-year study. LONDON, 18 October, 2017 – As the world’s soils warm, they may surrender potentially dangerous amounts of carbon to the atmosphere. Rising temperatures could mean rising levels of carbon dioxide respired by the […]
Officials in Sioux Falls, SD announced the ride-sharing service will soon begin citywide operation, giving the company a presence in its 50th state. Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Lyft zooms past Uber to become first ride-share in all 50 states
A recent Supreme Court order, reinstating a ban on the sale of firecrackers before the festival of Diwali, is the latest in the long line of desperate judicial interventions to deal with environment issues. Source: Eco Business – Courting the environment
The proposed tax could raise about $24 million annually to fund housing options for the homeless population. Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Seattle business tax proposal would fund program to curb homelessness
Three senior UN officials urge the world to redouble efforts to tackle climate change in a powerful rebuff of the scientific illiteracy of President Trump. LONDON, 16 October, 2017 – The hurricanes and wildfires that have severely damaged large areas of the United States in recent weeks have had no impact on US president Donald […]
With the construction industry a big driver of climate change, can changes in materials make a difference? Source: Eco Business – Bunch of old bananas or building materials of the future?
The mega city of 10 million people is defying cliches and embracing innovations to solve some of its most pressing urban challenges. Source: Eco Business – In Jakarta, solving problems with new tech tools and people power