Garbage from Israeli households could become a major source of electricity if an Israel Electric Corporation initiative succeeds. The company hopes to make extensive use of various types of refuse as fuel at its coal-powered plants in Ashkelon and Hadera.
Transformative changes are coming to transportation, especially in cities. What shape they take will depend on policy. It will depend on informed democratic debate, a willingness to experiment, and smart, iterative planning.
Sadhu Johnston helped develop and implement Vancouver’s pathbreaking Greenest City Plan over seven years of work as deputy city manager. Now, as of earlier this year, he is city manager, overseeing the whole enchilada.
At one time cleaning up the vacant Uniroyal and Facemate properties seemed like an impossible dream, but a recent tour of the vacant Uniroyal property shows the remarkable progress made over the past decade.
A solar-powered aircraft successfully completed the first fuel-free flight around the world on Tuesday, returning to Abu Dhabi after an epic 16-month voyage that demonstrated the potential of renewable energy.