A Green New Deal could turn cities into clean energy leaders

The sweeping policy proposal might be the answer for cities seeking infrastructure funding By Patrick Sisson In the wake of a series of dispiriting climate reports, the debate on climate change—and climate action—has new urgency. Nowhere is that more evident than in the excited...
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This Week in Tech: Solar Paint that Generates Clean Energy | Architect Magazine

Plus, more design-tech news from this week. By ARCHITECT Staff Researchers as RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia have succeeded in developing a paint that can absorb moisture and create energy. The paint contains a compound that both soaks in water vapors and acts as a...
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As Trump weighs Paris Treaty, U.S. mayors consider a move to 100 percent clean energy – Curbed

The U.S. Conference of Mayors will be examining a resolution to support a switch to clean energy by Patrick Sisson With news today that President Trump plans to back out of the Paris Climate Accords, the landmark international agreement to curb carbon emissions, the country’s...
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U.S. mayors launch new sustainable power push for cities – Curbed

Mayors for 100% Clean Energy asks leaders to commit their cities to 100 percent clean energy by Patrick Sisson A groups of U.S. mayors announced a new drive to encourage sustainable energy yesterday, imploring colleagues across the country to make pledges and push their cities to...
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