Entries by Eurbanlab

San Francisco issues RFQ for citywide fiber network

Interim Mayor Mark Farrell said the project will "close the digital divide, ensure net neutrality, and create a truly fair and open internet in San Francisco." Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – San Francisco issues RFQ for citywide fiber network

Polar bears lose weight as climate bites

To survive, polar bears need to gain weight, not lose it. With a longer summer and less sea ice, it’s a lot harder to do that. LONDON, 2 February, 2018 – Polar bears may be having a harder time than anybody thought. Biologists who monitored the hunting habits of the Arctic’s iconic predator found that […]

Colourful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

Up to 37 million households in India’s urban population live in informal housing including slums because of an acute shortage of affordable housing, according to social consultancy FSG. Source: Eco-Business – Colourful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

When will I shut up about climate change?

I recently woke up at my family’s cabin, hung-over, and got into a car with some friends to embark on our journey home. Somehow, I got talking about climate change. Source: Eco Business – When will I shut up about climate change?

Study: Miami ranks least energy-efficient US city

The study, which analyzed 15 major U.S. cities, claims that the least energy-efficient cities are most at risk of feeling the effects of climate change, Source: Sustainable Cities Collective – Study: Miami ranks least energy-efficient US city

Climate effects strike US military bases

Climate effects strike US military installations today, a Pentagon study finds, despite White House failure to recognise any threat. LONDON, 1 February, 2018 – Once more, the administration of President Trump seems puzzled about how seriously – if at all – it should regard how climate effects strike US military abilities. In December the president […]