"The Paris climate agreement didn't create the commitments we need to limit global warming to a 2 degree Celsius increase," said Laura Tuck, vice president for sustainable development at the World Bank at Transforming Transportation, a conference in Washington, D.C.
In November 2009, an event occurred that would change the course of climate activism around the world. The huge servers of the University of East Anglia were illegally hacked into, and more than 1,000 emails and documents were stolen and used as a tool for climate-change deniers.
NEW DELHI -- The offer-and-negotiate approach to climate change on display in Paris created a glacial pace of progress that might make the world incapable of stemming the onset of abrupt climate change by the end of this century.
Last night, Lisa and I ate a special New Year's Eve dinner at Noma, reputed to be the 'World's Best Restaurant' for an astonishing four years in a row. Well, it was.... perhaps the best word is.. unique.
But the full potential of cities and experts around the world will only be unlocked if there is a clear, ambitious and stable global commitment from governments to fight climate change.
Hear the story of a successful American singer-songwriter, who grew up in a religious home that he had to break radically with. Meet Joshua Tillman who became Father John Misty, and who has made roleplaying the axis of his captivating songs.
Thus, in order to solve several challenges with one, holistic solution, we not only need to connect the sewage systems with the transportation nets and parks, lakes and buildings. We also need to connect these elements with the governance structure and the social and cultural offers.
Since departing on our global trip we have covered the equivalent of 40 000 miles, which is almost twice around the equator, visiting 4 continents, 12 countries and 40 cities - and we're only getting started.
We are quickly recognizing that the only sensible thing to do, both economically and socially, is to implement measures that strike a balance between economic development and environmental protection, while putting communities at the core of public policies and private endeavors.
To get your planning started, we rounded up 6 European cities where airfares are cheap from across the country, where on-the-ground savings -- and free sights -- can be found.
Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before...
Startup hubs are popping up like mushrooms across the world, each with its own culture, competitive advantages and opportunities for creating unique businesses. What might these hubs learn from each other to dial up their performance?
I entered the gates of Pumpehuset, a historical music site in the heart of Copenhagen, sporting my backpack and rubber shoes.
Dan Stubbergaard, founder of the internationally praised COBE Architects, takes us around his hometown Copenhagen to show and discuss what motivates...
I discovered in Cannes the impact that a new business model of fast fashion produces; this 52-seasons a year retail frenzy that affects the poorer parts of our world in such a horrific way.
Good news for Comingsoon.net's Joshua Starnes. He can recycle his critique of Pitch Perfect (2012) for its sequel: "Pitch Perfect isn't particularly bad. It isn't particularly anything. And that's what's most disappointing about it."