Hyperloop One Expands Economic Opportunities Within the Rust Belt, and Beyond
by Jeff Jilek
A Hyperloop route running from Chicago, Illinois to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is one of a few possible routes chosen as a finalist by Los Angeles-based Hyperloop One. Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Columbus, Ohio will be ma...
SF Urban Film Fest Spotlights Berkeley's Occupy the Farm Movement
by Rosabella Alvarez-Calderón
It all started with a cocktail; a combination of tequila, cilantro, coriander, lime, and special hot peppers from the University of California-Berkeley Gill Tract Community Farm, a collaborative urban farming project...
Climate Action on the City Level: How Do Boston and L.A. Compare?
by Alyssa Curran
The new White House has left only three mentions of “climate” on its website, including two that have nothing to do with climate change and one that calls President Obama’s Climate Action Plan an “unnecessary” policy...
Reversing Climate Change: A Review of The Biochar Solution by Albert Bates
by Auditiyo Das Gupta
The Biochar Solution, by Albert Bates, is a book about a potential solution to climate change that can be achieved through the use of biochar. Biochar is a type of charcoal used for soil amendment, and when created s...
Boston is Getting Water Wise with Green Infrastructure and Design
by Alyssa Curran
For a city that receives an average of over 40 inches of rainfall every year, why is it that Boston, Massachusetts needs to pump in water from 65-miles away? Why is it that public health officials recommend avoiding ...
Top 20 Civil / Structural Engineering Websites of 2016
by Sarah Essbai
The Global Grid's third ranking of 2016 (don’t miss our landscape architecture and urban planning lists) brings you the twenty most popular civil and structural engineering websites. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers webs...
Chicago Blogger Hannah Flynn Says Farewell to The Global Grid
by Hannah Flynn
A little over six months ago, I was weathering my final winter as an Environmental Studies student at the University of Chicago. I was knee-deep in midterms and my BA Thesis. I was also planning to interview with Ren...
Car2Go Disinvesting in Low-Income Areas within the Twin Cities
by Tam Nguyen
Aside from the trend of the Nice Ride, a popular bike-sharing program, car-sharing businesses also bloom in the Twin Cities, like many others. Car-sharing is the practice of using one or more cars with other people. ...
Young Vancouverites Discuss Housing Affordability at “A Future We Can’t Afford”
by Amy Do
Amidst conversation surrounding housing affordability issues in the Metro Vancouver area, young Vancouverites came together at the Museum of Vancouver on April 22, 2016 to discuss issues relating to the housing marke...
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