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  • Bitcoin Rally of 2013 vs 2017 – Chart Analysis

    Nov 27, 2017, 5:11 am By ollie
    Is bitcoin’s bubble about to burst? With the recent seemingly unstoppable rally of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, which is fuelling mainstream adoption like merchant account and payment processing startups to provide the infrastructure for excepting…
  • 8 Most Costly Atlantic Hurricanes [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Sep 10, 2017, 8:22 am By ollie
      This image was created by to raise awareness and donations for the victims of hurricane Irma. You can find the original here. Like this image? Share it far and wide! Name Damage cost (Billions) Year Category Katrina $108.0 2005 Category 5…
  • Using a Bridging Loan to Finance a Commercial Solar Install

    Sep 5, 2017, 2:44 pm By ollie
    The role of bridging finance allows eager property developers to act quickly on an investment opportunity. Rather than wait for traditional funding from a bank or mortgage, a bridging loan allows individuals and companies to borrow up to £25 million for…
  • This Is Not an Oxymoron: China as the World’s Green Superpower

    Mar 29, 2017, 7:54 am By ollie
    Far from the bustling, and often heavily polluted, coast lies China’s number one weapon in its growing “green” arsenal – the world’s largest solar farm. Located in north-western Qinghai province, Longyangxia Dam Solar Park covers 1- square miles (26…
  • Urban Spaces, Global Ideas, and the Silencing of Sait Tuzel

    Sep 21, 2016, 6:12 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    Urban spaces often inspire citizens to seek better lives. Sait Tuzel, a Turkish scholar, used digital and media literacy to teach language arts. He's been in prison as a result since August 2016.…
  • What’s Cycling Got to Do with Digital Literacy?

    Aug 31, 2016, 1:16 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Without access to digital tools, many Philadelphians couldn’t participate in a local bikeshare program.  A program to boost digital literacy changed that. The post What’s Cycling Got to Do with Digital Literacy? appeared first on ExpertSure.
  • Solar Sheep to the Rescue!

    Aug 24, 2016, 9:51 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Many solar farm designers didn’t plan for the high grasses that would grow up and block precious sunlight from solar panels.  The solution? Solar sheep!  Here’s an eco-business that’s new, different, and in demand.…
  • Vertical Gardens for Urban Areas

    Aug 16, 2016, 7:06 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    If you have only a small exterior space for growing plants and flowers, why not try a vertical garden? The post Vertical Gardens for Urban Areas appeared first on ExpertSure.
  • Environmental Literacy Initiatives for Urban Kids

    Aug 12, 2016, 8:08 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    Environmental literacy programs often target urban kids to inspire connections to the natural world. The post Environmental Literacy Initiatives for Urban Kids appeared first on ExpertSure.
  • Tesla’s Autopilot: A Disincentive to Public Transit?

    Aug 2, 2016, 8:42 am By Carolyn Fortuna
    The debate is on! Will Tesla's Model S Autopilot usher in an era where commuting is easy and public transit loses its appeal? Does Tesla's Autopilot feature contribute to urban sprawl?…
  • A Contest to Fight Urbanisation

    Jul 30, 2016, 4:39 pm By Carolyn Fortuna
    What can a bunch of grad students do to try to combat urban sprawl? We'll find out as the entries for The Geneva Challenge arrive on July 31, 2016. The post A Contest to Fight Urbanisation appeared first on ExpertSure.
  • Urban Renewal: The Greening of Cities

    Mar 24, 2016, 7:12 pm By Jake Richardson
    If you imagine a green city, you might not first think of Houston, Texas, but according to a green building index, over half of the commercial square footage there has an EPA Energy Star or LEED rating. In fact, Houston has ranked as high as number 3 in the…
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