Can Sewers Provide the Low-Carbon Heat We Need?

In the search for cheap, green heat, cities from Toronto to Seattle are harnessing a wasted asset: human poop. Michael Shank is director of engagement for the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance. As the saying goes, waste is a terrible thing to waste. They don’t say that, but they should. Because one of our member cities, Toronto, […]

How One Indian Village is Lighting the Way in Green Energy Drive

Tucked away in the Himalayan foothills of northeast India and frequently battered by strong winds and landslides, the isolated village of Hengbung is well-accustomed to prolonged power cuts. But the village’s challenging terrain – it is mountainous, hard to reach, and criss-crossed by streams – is now proving an opportunity to ensure reliable electricity for […]