29 Jun '11, 3pm

Copenhagen Ranked As World's Most Climate-Resilient City - US Cities Come In 7th & 8th

Copenhagen Ranked As World's Most Climate-Resilient City - US Cities Come In 7th & 8th

Topping the global list is, perhaps unsurprisingly, Copenhagen --where 40% of its residents bike to work, political commitment to climate and energy issues is strong, and if all goes as planned it will be achieve carbon neutrality by 2025. In second place is Curitiba, Brazil --praised for its world-renowned commitment to sustainable urban revitalization, getting 82% of its electricity from renewable sources, and a long-standing plan for climate change adaptation. Third place is occupied by Barcelona --which has admirable building ordinances regarding utilization of solar thermal energy, as well as substantial climate adaptation plans. Stockholm , Vancouver , and Paris occupy fourth through fifth place. The only US cities making the global top 10 are San Francisco and New York City , in seventh and eighth place respectively--the former was the number one city in the US nati...

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