01 Jul '11, 6pm

What's the greenest city in America?

What's the greenest city in America?

In a study of 27 major cities in the U.S. and Canada, San Francisco was named the greenest, ranking strongly in its performance and policies in energy, buildings, transportation, water, waste management and air quality. Photo: Creative Commons, by Samuel Wantman San Franciscans have longed prided themselves on their eco-minded city, but now it’s official: the “City by the Bay” was named the greenest city in North America in a study of 27 major metropolitan areas in the U.S. and Canada. Conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by Siemens , the U.S. and Canada Green City Index compared cities on environmental performance and policies in nine categories: carbon dioxide emissions, energy, land use, buildings, transportation, water, waste, air quality and governance. San Francisco ranked in the top five cities in six of the nine categories – energy, buildin...

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San Francisco Named North America's Greenest City

San Francisco Named North America's Greenest City

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