News tagged with green cities

Cooling down Chicago

More than 50 percent of today's population lives in cities. According to the United Nations Development Programme, that number is predicted to rise to 70 percent by 2050. Growing urbanization increases the overall temperature ...

dateJun 01, 2016 in Environment
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Microgrid powers 'World Green City'

The Office of Naval Research (ONR), a leader in the exploration of renewable power, played a major role in the development of a new "World Green City" unveiled here on Dec. 12 as a prototype community powered by alternative ...

dateDec 13, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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San Francisco sours on Apple computers

San Francisco city officials on Thursday said that they have soured on Apple computers due to the Macintosh maker's decision to bail out of a program to promote making electronics earth friendly.

dateJul 12, 2012 in Business
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