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Is Sustainability Still Possible?

Is Sustainability Still Possible?

Is Sustainability Still Possible? The conversation continues at sustainabilitypossible.org.

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Soaring Auto Production Poses Challenges to Sustainability in Transportation

Soaring Auto Production Poses Challenges to Sustainability in Transportation

Investments in automobile infrastructure outpaces spending for alternative transit and car production increases

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Sustainable Prosperity. Discuss.

Sustainable Prosperity. Discuss.

Hot off the presses: the State of the World 2012 Discussion Guide–for all of your discussion needs.

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Electric Vehicles: Transitioning to a Sustainable Future

Electric Vehicles: Transitioning to a Sustainable Future

As national governments shift to green transit technologies, what role will electric vehicles play?

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Sustainable Transportation gains momentum at Rio+20

Sustainable Transportation gains momentum at Rio+20

As city populations grow and the streets become more congested, a paradigm shift to sustainable transportation couldn’t be timelier

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Rio+20: A move towards more sustainable transportation

Rio+20: A move towards more sustainable transportation

Transportation emits ~80% of the harmful air pollutants; we must decrease emissions to improve health & sustainability

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Mobile technology's role in a sustainable future

Mobile technology’s role in a sustainable future

What will mobile technology’s role be in achieving a sustainable future?

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Hot Off the Press!

Hot Off the Press!

State of the World 2012: Moving Toward Sustainable Prosperity has launched! Read the first two chapters here!

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What Does a One-planet City Look Like?

What Does a One-planet City Look Like?

Vancouver is trying to be the world’s Greenest City, but that is far from a truly sustainable city. What changes are really needed?

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Exploiting The Lorax for Fun and Profit

Exploiting The Lorax for Fun and Profit

More companies are embedding greenwash into their marketing campaigns–including the 70 companies that have lined up to cash in on the classic Dr. Seuss eco-fable The Lorax.

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Rail Series: China’s Rise to Global Rail Leader

Rail Series: China’s Rise to Global Rail Leader

On January 5, the Financial Times* reported that China was considering merging its two large state-owned rail manufacturing companies: the China North Locomotive and Rolling [Read More...]

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Rail Series: Spain’s Audacious Rail Investment Strategy

Rail Series: Spain’s Audacious Rail Investment Strategy

Spain has committed to building an ambitious high-speed rail network — part of an overall decision to prioritize public transportation investments over highway spending. The country’s crisis will severely test its ability to achieve its ambitions, but it is providing leadership that the United States–confronted with crumbling infrastructure and over-reliance on automobiles–could learn from.

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Rail Series: Spain and France Compete for Europe’s High-Speed Rail Leadership

Rail Series: Spain and France Compete for Europe’s High-Speed Rail Leadership

Spain now has the longest high-speed rail network in Europe, surpassing France. Yet France still has a huge lead in terms of passenger travel. European countries remain among the world’s passenger rail leaders. But relative to population, Japan is the overall champion.

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São Paulo: Ready to Lead into a Greener Future?

São Paulo: Ready to Lead into a Greener Future?

As climate negotiations were getting under way last week in Cancún, Mexico, I found myself some 6,600 kilometers to the south, in São Paulo, Brazil. [Read More...]

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Rail Series: Global Expansion

Here is another installment in our series of blog posts on rail developments.  Like the earlier posts in the series, this is drawn from our [Read More...]

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