Posts in the 'Energy + Climate Change' category
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f-l-o-a-t staff crafting an emissions tracker kite. Photo by Sophia Chung.
Friday Fun: Kite-mounted air quality monitoring with F-L-O-A-T
In 2008, Olympic cyclists from the United States arrived in Beijing wearing respiratory masks  due to perceived health risks from poor air quality. Air pollution has thusly presented a perennial diplomatic challenge in the rocky Sino-American relationship. This June -in ...
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Biofuels may not have be all that eco-friendly. Photo by Matt Kroneberger.
Research Recap, October 3: Parklets in Los Angeles, BioFuels & The Environment, Bikesharing Best Practices
Welcome back to “Research Recap,” our series highlighting recent reports, studies and other findings in sustainable transportation policy and practice, in case you missed it. We’re sorry we haven’t been posting at TheCityFix, but we’re back in action, bringing  you ...
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Mexico City’s bikeshare system, EcoBici, will add 3,000 more bikes in the months ahead. Photo by Dani Simons.
TheCityFix Picks, September 7: EcoBici Boom, Lagos BRT, Banned Bus Ads
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
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Hundreds of thousands of vehicles have been court ordered to use convert to CNG in the Indian State of Gujarat.  Photo by vipez.
CNG: The Cleaner Fuel? – Part Two
This post is the second of a two-part series on CNG fuel in Indian cities. The first post on TheCityFix can be found here. A version of this post was originally published online on India Together. On July 25, 2012, ...
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A congested Brazilian Highway.  Photo by Paulo Fehlauer.
TheCityFix Picks, August 17: Brazil Infrastructure Investments, “Elegant Density,” Texting Behind the Wheel
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: integrated transport, urban development and accessibility, air quality and climate change, health and ...
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A taxicab running on compressed natural gas in New Delhi. Photo by Luke X. Martin.
CNG: The Cleaner Fuel? – Part One
In India, the Gujarat High Court has ordered the state government to convert all public and private vehicles registered in the state to compressed natural gas (CNG) within one year. From the court’s order: “State is directed to pass necessary ...
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