Heat islands can affect communities by increasing summertime peak energy demand, air conditioning costs, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
A French initiative applies some of the same principles of organizations like Alcoholics Anonymous to entice people to recycle more.
During its first year on the road, the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PAM) ambulance in Stockholm responded to over 1,000 individuals in need of help.
Whereas regular recycling of plastic is expensive, the company called Shisalanga Construction is using recycled plastic milk bottles to repave roads in South Africa.
Called EkoFARMER, it comprises a renovated container where ecological local food can be cultivated efficiently.
Innovative "depot-to-door" system reduces traffic congestion and carbon emissions
CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke or Amager Slope, is a ski slope and a combined heat and power waste-to-energy plant in Amager, Copenhagen.
The CityTree is a biological air filter, an innovative communication space and an economic sustainability measure, all in one.
Bikescout constantly monitors the speed and distance of oncoming cyclists, calculating their arrival time and notifying motorists via LED indicators in the road surface.