Steve Hamm is a freelance writer and documentary filmmaker in New Haven, CT. Columbia University Press recently published his book, The Pivot: Addressing Global Problems Through Local Action, which follows the journey of Pivot Projects, a global volunteer collaboration aimed at helping make communities more sustainable and resilient.
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With the help of digital twinning and sophisticated software, Jaguar is emerging as a global leader in racing with a mission to improve sustainability.
Software entrepreneur Liam Kurmos's community regeneration project is one of many little cells of activity popping up all over the country. With this kind of energy and creativity, opportunities abound.
Improving the health of communities requires close collaboration between local governments, healthcare institutions, non-profit social services, advocacy groups, and ordinary citizens. Wellville is helping such collaborations flourish.
The open-source software movement has finally begun to catch on in city governments, giving them more choices and the ability to "control their own destinies.”
This company synthesizes engineering, design, and biology to make abundant that which is scarce in nature. Its chief sustainability officer explains how environmental responsibility is built into its DNA.
The Orkney Islands may seem like the end of the earth, but hydrogen power projects launched there could help usher in a new era for marine transportation.
What if universities collaborated with their local communities with the goal of helping cities become more resilient and sustainable? That idea is being tested in Exeter, England.
While the U.S. is awash in venture capital and has an abundance of startup competitions, in many corners of the world such investment money is scarce. The lesson for people who believe innovation can help...
Aberdeen boomed in the 60s after the discovery of North Sea oil. Now the Scottish city wants to be a renewable energy capital and a model for what carbon-dependent cities can do to adapt. (Part...
At COP26, representatives from small island nations will discuss becoming producers of ocean thermal energy. This important development became possible in part through a new collaboration tech platform, SustainChain.
Architects are converting the empty Brutalist style building that looms over Interstate 95 into a net zero boutique hotel that won't rely on fossil fuels for energy.