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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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Growing City Populations Face Unique Challenges

Growing City Populations Face Unique Challenges

The world’s urban population is expected to grow to 6.3 billion by 2050, putting even more pressure on developing country cities.

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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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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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Growing France Towards a Degrowth Economy

Growing France Towards a Degrowth Economy

A note to the new French president on how he can degrow France’s economy, growing jobs & opportunities in the process.

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From Food Deserts to Healthy Cities

From Food Deserts to Healthy Cities

Cities are often structured in ways that make us sick, but with a new emphasis on green urban planning, health and sustainability are becoming reincorporated into urban plans.

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How Sustainable is The Big Apple?

How Sustainable is The Big Apple?

Comparing the shiny and rotten halves of the Big Apple.

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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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Going Solo or Going Multigenerational?

Going Solo or Going Multigenerational?

A new book suggests that living alone could be a very green option. But wouldn’t living with one’s parents, grandparents, and children be even more sustainable?

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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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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 and Transit Manufacturing: Two New Reports

Rail and Transit Manufacturing: Two New Reports

This blog post was co-authored by Michael Renner and Gary Gardner The Worldwatch Institute has produced two companion reports that assess the state of rail [Read More...]

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The Mother of All Traffic Jams

The Mother of All Traffic Jams

In quick order, China has climbed to the top of global rankings of producers and consumers of such key commodities as steel, aluminum, cement, and [Read More...]

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As U.S. Transit Ridership Rises, So Does the Need for Maintenance

As U.S. Transit Ridership Rises, So Does the Need for Maintenance

Ridership on U.S. subways, light and commuter rail, buses, and other forms of urban mass transit is on the rise. In recent years, the number [Read More...]

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