30 Jan '14, 3pm

U.S. mayors forge a new climate for greener buildings

U.S. mayors forge a new climate for greener buildings

The new word from City Hall is coopetition. In a world where metropolises are vying to be seen as climate (or cleantech or green) leaders, some mayors are concluding that they can move further, faster by cooperating as well as competing. It’s a new chapter in the story of resilience: Climate leadership is being reclaimed by local government, as cities increasingly partner with companies and share knowledge and resources with other cities — all while competing to leverage sustainability to attract residents, businesses and tourists. This week, mayors from 10 major U.S. cities announced a united effort to significantly boost energy efficiency in both city and private-sector buildings, potentially reducing emissions equivalent to taking 1.5 million passenger vehicles off the road every year while lowering energy bills by $1 billion annually. Called the City Energy Project, th...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/01/29/us-mayors-forge-n...

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