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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said, "The challenges today are not a question of if we have the the opportunity to make progress on these issues but how do we act when we can’t see the problems?” (Photo: GWU)

Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Effective storytelling rests at the nexus of innovations seeking to address the urgent social and environmental sustainability challenges facing cities across the globe. This was the overarching theme of the 2016 Planet Forward Summit.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
“How do we better communicate the innovations and new partnerships influencing and advancing the urban agriculture story?”
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
"Smart cities" are a hot topic in both sustainability and urban planning circles alike these days, but what about a "smart nation"?
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Is maglev the future of train travel in the U.S.? We're just exploring the technology now, but Asia has had trains operating for years. 
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Once thought of as the stuff of science fiction, driverless cars already have become science fact. But what of safety — and the environment?
The George Washington University, Spring 2016 Editorial Intern
It’s time to think before you drink.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
The Supreme Court has handed down a major win for the planet in the climate change fight, which undoubtedly will help move the planet forward.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
To debrief on COP21, public and private sector leaders, students and academics came together to discuss the agreement and what it means.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
The spotlight at COP21 may have been on the leaders of nation-states trying to work out a decisive climate action plan, but leaders at the municipal level also made moves to advance mitigation and adaptation efforts.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Roses are red, violets are blue, and a group of researchers in Sweden are figuring out how to use the former to make electricity for you.

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