New York, U.S. passes sweeping measure to reduce CO2

Big glass-clad buildings, must stop their polluting ways, New York City lawmakers say. The laws apply to nearly all large buildings, but they will have an outsized impact on commercial construction because they have the highest emissions.

Floating city designed to withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Architecture firm has designed a concept for a floating city of 10,000 people that could help populations threatened by extreme weather events and rising sea levels.

Taiwan Plans on Banning all Wasteful Disposables by 2030

Taiwan aims to be completely free of plastic bags and all single-use plastic items, such as utensils and beverage cups, by 2030. Starting this year, chain restaurants will be restricted from giving straws to customers for in-store use.

Will Seabins save our oceans? The Seabin Project

Seabins are being installed at harbors and marinas across the planet with the simple task of cleaning up garbage and possibly oil floating in the water.

Tesla Is Helping The Island Of Samoa Toward 100% Renewable Goal

Tesla has released a new video that highlights the work it is doing to help transition the island nation of Samoa from diesel electricity generation to 100% renewables.

How We Can Keep Plastics Out of Our Ocean

National Geographic is launching of Plastic or Planet initiative. It will be a long-term, multi-year commitment.

Ten years on: Rwanda's plastic ban

A decade ago, Rwanda became an environmental pioneer by banning plastic bags and packaging – inspiring other African nations to follow suit.

First look inside the Amazon Spheres

The Spheres is a new and very unique work space for Amazon workers in Seattle, US. The three glass domes are an indoor garden that house 400 species of plants from around the world.

The Dutch plan to build world's largest wind farm

A company who controls the grid system of the Netherlands, released plans to construct an artificial island to host the world's largest wind farm.

The Future We See

To limit the average global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius, the future will involve a mix of new technologies, business scenarios and personal decisions.

World's longest suspension bridge opens in Switzerland

A 494-meter-long, 85-meter-high pedestrian bridge was inaugurated on Saturday in southern Switzerland.

Normandy, France Builds World's First Solar-Road

A small town in Normandy, France, claims to have become the first place in the world to install a solar-power road.

Four Major Cities Ban Diesel Vehicles by 2025

Mayors of Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City agreed to ban diesel vehicles in these cities in the next decade

Self-driving buses hit the road in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland is road-testing autonomous buses as part of the effort to make the city car-free within a decade.