By 2050, global cities are expected to house 68 percent of the population. To maximize efficiency and sustainability in cities, we need to rethink municipal government.
Start-up firm NET Power is developing a new approach to capturing and storing carbon.
A Western bias limits progress, so educators must share how communities in the developing world manage environmental change, argues Harini Nagendra.
Sustainable Cities, Global Health, Climate Change, Digitally Transformed World, Food-Energy-Water Nexus
In the second part of this interview, Peter Newman the Editor-in-Chief of BMC’s new journal Sustainable Earth, discusses the three Ps of informing policy and how to involve the community in sustainability science and in the journal. Special thanks to Linda Blagg at Curtin University for the filming and recording of the interview.
Cash will help lower the cost of solar technology in developing countries.
With corporate participation, researchers seek to build a pilot fusion-energy plant within 15 years.
The new Springer book series called "Urban Computing" is a joint initiative with the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC). This series addresses issues and new developments in urban environments such as: city life improvement through Mobile Services and Big Data, crowdsourced data acquisition in urban environments, cyber-physical systems, e-Health and m-Health, e-Government, green computing in urban environments and human mobility.