21 Jun '11, 11am

resilient & lowcarbonCities @boydcohen

resilient & lowcarbonCities @boydcohen

who are leading the way towards a low-carbon future. As many of the readers of this column know, I recently published a book with Hunter Lovins entitled Climate Capitalism Capitalism . Hunter and I were disappointed by the lack of progress on climate action in North America largely due to the unrelenting doubt cast by climate skeptics, or perhaps more appropriately as our colleagues at American Progress clarified, climate deniers . So we decided to write a book to show that whether you are on the left or the right, there is another way to get to a low-carbon economy-showing how communities, cities, countries and companies around the world are profiting from participating in the transition to the low carbon economy.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/hold-28th-low-carbon-...

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Cities Leading the Way: The Mayors Climate Protection Awards

Cities Leading the Way: The Mayors Climate Prot...

switchboard.nrdc.org 20 Jun '11, 4pm

Mayor Annise Parker of Houston, TX, and Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl of Evanston, IL, won top honors at the 2011 Mayors’ Climat...

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5 provocative ways to think about cities & neig...

switchboard.nrdc.org 22 Jun '11, 1pm

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The Most Electric-Vehicle Ready Cities in US #green

The Most Electric-Vehicle Ready Cities in US #g...

celsias.com 25 Jun '11, 7am

Utility rates that encourage “off-peak” charging; Streamlined permitting and inspection processes, to speed up the develop...

Which cities can best adapt to climate change?

Which cities can best adapt to climate change?

grist.org 23 Jun '11, 12pm

One obvious observation is that the most climate-vulnerable cities include some of the fastest growing regions of the coun...

Why are we building bridges in Kandahar when bridges at home are falling to pieces?

Why are we building bridges in Kandahar when br...

grist.org 20 Jun '11, 4pm

Give it a chance. Photo: Patrick Hill Outgoing Secretary of Defense Robert Gates used a chilling term over the weekend whe...

Repairing our broken cities by transforming inf...

grist.org 15 Jun '11, 1pm

A few blocks from where I live in Brooklyn looms the Gowanus Expressway, part of the urban interstate building boom of the...

Global Ranking of Top 10 Resilient Cities

Global Ranking of Top 10 Resilient Cities

triplepundit.com 28 Jun '11, 3pm

The most populated city in this ranking, Tokyo also is amongst the most dense and has the most used transit system of any ...

a list of cities with single use bag bans @surf...

surfrider.org 18 Jun '11, 9pm

Here’s a thread from a previous forum Angela started that I wanted to bring over here. what’s missing? Include a link if y...

Microsoft Tracks Telework Trends, Ranks Top Cit...

greenbiz.com 15 Jun '11, 12pm

The same survey also found that Atlanta outranks other major cities when it comes to letting information employees work fr...

Microsoft Tracks Telework Trends, Ranks Top Cit...

greenbiz.com 15 Jun '11, 12pm

The same survey also found that Atlanta outranks other major cities when it comes to letting information employees work fr...

Cities can lead on climate-change solutions—here’s how

Cities can lead on climate-change solutions—her...

grist.org 13 Jun '11, 10pm

Rapid transit buses, like these in Los Angeles, reduce emissions and are cheaper than light rail. Photo: Chris Cross-poste...