Passive cooling for buildings with green roofs
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Università Politecnica delle Marche have found that green roofs with high vegetation density are 60% more efficient than non-green roofs.
Climate change a 'fundamental threat' to development: World Bank
Global governments must dig deep to combat climate change, the World Bank chief said Thursday, describing it as a "fundamental threat" to development.
Improving energy, performance efficiency for high performance computing
Shuaiwen Leon Song, a research scientist with PNNL's High Performance Computing group, and Chao Li, a Ph.D. student with North Carolina State University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering who spent time as ...
Accelerating delivery of smarter cities and districts to achieve energy goals
Making substantial reductions in energy demand, green house gas emissions and incorporating renewable technologies at district and city level is a tricky task. A new community of cities is discovering real ...
Mexico sets 25 pct pollution cut by 2030 for climate talks
Mexico has become the first developing nation to submit pollutant reduction goals for next fall's Paris climate change talks, pledging to cut greenhouse gas and black carbon emissions 25 percent by 2030.