A new proposal in front of the European Commission would put speed limits on the autobahn to reduce carbon emissions, and ban gasoline and diesel powered vehicles by the year 2050.
Mar 30, 2011 Wired
Ever since David Owen's book Green Metropolis pushed forward the idea that cities are better for the planet, people have been debating if it's really so. New evidence says yes.
Feb 7, 2011 Grist
Hybrid technology for marine transportation is a growing industry, as startup business in New Brunswick, Canada attests.
Jan 17, 2011 New Brunswick Business Journal
Beyond the fact that supplying lots of parking encourages driving, a new study quantifies the environmental impact of parking lot construction.
Jan 12, 2011 The Infrastructurist
Controlling carbon emissions hinges on encouraging cities that have small carbon footprints, writes Matthew E. Kahn.
Dec 17, 2010 World Policy Blog
The city Yokohama could be Japan's next exportable good. officials there want it to be a low-emissions "smart" city -- a model they hope to be able to convince other cities to replicate.
Oct 15, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
Is New York City's green transportation revolution overhyped? It turns out that emissions from private cars actually increased between 2007 and 2009, and that almost none of the city's greenhouse gas reductions came from the transportation sector.
Oct 5, 2010 Streetsblog
A neighborhood in Corvallis, Oregon, is the pilot site of a neighborhood-wide "carbon challenge" in which residents try to reduce their carbon footprint.
Aug 1, 2010 Corvallis Gazette-Times
British officials are looking to help their efforts to curb carbon emissions by capping growth on airport runways that they say encourage "binge flying".
Jul 4, 2010 The New York Times
Rem Koolhaas and his practice have released a vision of Europe 50 years from now, connected by an extensive smart grid and utilizing solar, wind and other green technologies to power the continent.
May 10, 2010 The Guardian U.K.