Tags » Technology & Policy

Reducing Black Carbon Emissions from Diesel Vehicles: Impacts, Control Strategies, and Cost-Benefit Analysis

World Bank / by Ray Minjares, et al.
http://bit.ly/1m8U7uG

[Green Car Congress] The World Bank has published a report, undertaken by a team from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), intended to inform efforts to control black carbon emissions from diesel-based transportation in developing countries. 254 more words

Energy And Climate

Achieving a Sustainable California Water Future through Innovations in Science and Technology

California Council on Science and Technology
http://ccst.us/publications/2014/2014water.php

This report provides an overview of California’s water cycle, the needs and challenges it faces at each stage of the cycle, and identifies innovation opportunities that the state could potentially pursue in the near future. 141 more words

The Natural World

Climate Cooperation with Technology Investments and Border Carbon Adjustment

Belfer Center, Kennedy School, Harvard Univ. / by Carsten Helm and Robert C. Schmidt
http://bit.ly/1i519jn

A central question in climate policy is whether early investments in low-carbon technologies are a useful first step towards a more effective climate agreement in the future. 88 more words

Energy And Climate

1999 ... summary report on the cross-dept "intelligent forms" project

So, back in 1998, the “intelligent forms” (iForms) project was designed to enable anyone becoming self-employed to complete a single online form instead of 4 separate paper forms, and to submit and sign it using a Nat West smart card. 43 more words

Technology Policy

20 years of “online government” 101. Part 3: approaches to identity

This is part 3 in my occasional blog summarising the past 20 years or so of UK efforts to move government online. The previous parts provided summaries on… 2,551 more words

Technology Policy

20 years of “online government” 101. Part 2: "e-government" architectures

This is the second part of an ongoing, occasional series looking back over the past 20 years or so of UK efforts to move government online. 1,511 more words

Technology Policy

News and Notes: GoldieBlox Settles With Beasties, White House Seeks Public Tech Input

Late last year, GoldieBlox, a manufacturer of construction toys geared toward girls, reworked a song by The Beastie Boys for a commercial (no longer available online, for reasons that will become clear).  287 more words

Government