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How Fashion and ‘Eco-Something’ do (not yet) get along.

Co-author: Angelica Montagnini “The goal of today’s fashion connoisseur is not to own a vast wardrobe of disposable garments, but a well-constructed collection of timeless pieces made, using sustainable methods.”…

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sidewalk Labs is Google’s new urban startup for Smart Cities

On Tuesday, Google unveiled a new independent startup called Sidewalk Labs with the goal of making technology that can fix difficult urban problems like making transportation run more smoothly, cutting energy use … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

4th Gen Heat Networks Coming to Fruition – E.ON renewable heat network demonstration

In January this year DECC funded a number of innovative projects to support heat networks in the UK. Today saw the E.ON ‘s project announced: UK-first renewable heat network demonstration wins … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Manchester the clear focus of George Osborne’s ‘northern powerhouse’

In a previous (re)blog that was drafted by Brad  – The Mancunian Way or the Highway – it was clear that Manchester was very much at the heart of what Government … Continue reading

July 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sheffield schools shut under a cloud of diesel

Air quality made a prominent story in The Sunday Times this weekend with the story – Schools shut under a cloud of diesel. Air quality hasn’t, typically, made it in to … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

We need a new name for cities

In the past week I have travelled through the cities of Dubai, Bangkok, Hong Kong and the lesser known Ningbo, in China. On my travels I flew over cities I … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

ISCN Day 3 – Global Student Engagement In Paris, In Hong Kong, Globally

The global challenge of climate change needs a global response and their is a special opportunity and role for universities to respond. With fast approaching 200 million students in global … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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