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Deutsche Welle
Calcutta, Shanghai, London - Low-lying cities will get into trouble if sea levels continue to rise. Ice masses at the poles melting due to global warming are a major reason. But not all ice on the planet is the same. Global Ideas Climate Expert... Read More
The German government plans to put one million electric vehicles on the market by 2020. With less than 4,600 registered, is there any chance they'll reach their goal?
The George Washington University
Yolanda Rother was in for a rude awakening when she took her first steps on the campus of Georgetown University in January. It did not take much for her to realize life in D.C. would be much different than she originally anticipated. All she had to... Read More
Here in D.C., we have a growing population of proud bicyclists. They've got a reason to feel good too-- the district has the highest percentage of commuters in any (non)state of the union. But when only 3.13 percent of daily commutes happen by bike... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Turkey invests massively in its infrastructure, especially in water treatment where there is still a pent-up demand. Wastewater from households and industry often flowed untreated into rivers - including recently in the eastern Turkish city of... Read More
In the outskirts of western Berlin, a princess is in trouble. Prinzessinnengarten, which translates to Princess Garden in English, is an urban garden located in the Moritzplatz Kreuzberg area, a withdrawn section of what used to be West Berlin. It... Read More
In Heidelberg, Germany, energy consumption across all municipal buildings has been reduced by more than 50 percent. The city is also building a new, zero-emissions development at the site of a former freight yard. In this interview during the C40... Read More
By: Kate Galliers A pertinent exchange took place Friday morning in the Ronald Reagan International Building, just two blocks from the White House. Climate-change experts presented data on the future of green development on the global economy,... Read More