Tag Archives: Climate Desk

Lyft Delivers Carbon-Neutral Rides

This story initially appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Over its first year, John Zimmer, the co-founder and president of Lyft, has often pointed to a class “hes taking” as an undergraduate as the source of his ideas about environmental sustainability–and by postponement, Lyft’s goals to create greener transportation options. … Read More

Expect More Nasty Hurricanes Like Matthew as the Clay Warms

This narrativeoriginally appeared on the Guardianand is part of theClimate Deskcollaboration . Major storms such as Hurricane Matthew, which has slammed into Haiti and is now headed towards the US, will grow in danger as the world warms and sea level rise, scientists have warned. Hurricane Matthew is already dreaded to have caused seven demises … Read More

Paris Opens the First Stretch of Its 28 -Mile Bike Superhighway

This story initially appeared on CityLab and is part of the Climate Desk partnership . Paris has inaugurated its first bike highway. Opening last May, the 0.5 -milestretch of freshly paved roadalongside the Bassin de lArsenal is part of theRseau express vlo( REVe) , an initiative designed to improve fast-track bike lanes free of motorized … Read More