News tagged with urban health

1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

The Delta-Montrose Electric Association's recent decision to start a broadband company reflects frustrations across rural America that being unconnected hurts business, hampers access to health care and leaves students behind.

dateFeb 14, 2016 in Telecom
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Nature provides solutions to Europe's woes?

Nature-based solutions to societal challenges have come to the forefront all over the world, and interest in such solutions is large in EU due to the potential economic, labor, social and environmental benefits. These solutions ...

dateMay 19, 2015 in Environment
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Urban heat—not a myth, and worst where it's wet

A new Yale-led study quantifies for the first time the primary causes of the "urban heat island" (UHI) effect, a common phenomenon that makes the world's urban areas significantly warmer than the surrounding countryside and ...

dateJul 09, 2014 in Environment
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