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    Urban Living

    The importance of clean air

    The air we breathe affects each one of us. How do we improve it?
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    Time to change direction

    Mobility in the 21st century requires innovation. Discover cities and technologies that demonstrate how to take on one of challenges of the century.

    Making buildings more durable

    Great buildings and structures are testaments to the ability of man. But they are not immune to age. Today there are buildings that become stronger with time.
    92%
    of the world’s population lives in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.

    Urban Living

    Smart energy

    Electricity uninterrupted by the elements

    We can’t avert natural disasters, but we can minimize their effects.
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    Storing sunshine

    How one of the world’s greatest solar farms produces energy even when the sun doesn’t shine.

    The Circular Economy

    Pineapple leather, recycled cigarette butts, clothes leasing. The world’s resources are limited. Time to explore new ways.

    Shale gas under discussion

    As fossil fuel reserves dwindle, is shale gas the answer everyone is looking for? Find out what the experts say.

    Smart Energy

    Food

    Combatting hunger with innovation

    How the smartphone may shape the future of agriculture.
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    How will we feed ourselves in the future?

    The U.N. predicts that by 2050 we need to increase the food production by 70%. Innovative ideas have emerged that could profoundly change the way we eat.

    Maximizing the water supply

    Two thirds of our planet are covered by water, yet many people still suffer thirst. How can we tap into this vast resource and turn sea- into drinking water?
    105kilos
    The amount of edible food per person that is lost or wasted each year in industrialized countries.

    Food

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