Sustainable America 2012: How Sustainable is Your Candidate?

Oct 17 2012 - 12:37pm

Widener Law School's Environmental Law Center has created a website showing the positions of...

Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

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Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...

UN NGO conference on Sustainable Societies,Responsive Citizens

Sep 5 2011 - 2:00pm

At a UN NGO conference on Sustainable Societies held in Bonn, Germany on 3-5 September, responsive citizens discussed "connecting the dots" between local and global issues as part of the...

EPA's new sustainability framework

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Aug 19 2011 - 11:47am

The National Researach Council has released its report, in response to a request from EPA, on a framework for incorporating sustainabilitiy into the EPA's principles and decision making, helping...

2nd anniversary of Partnership for Sustainable Communities

Jun 22 2011 - 1:08pm


It is now two years since President Obama announced the...

Sustainable Communities

Part of the process of sustainable community development involves recognizing the interrelationship between local and global forces, that not only is the local human community part of a larger bioregional community, but that it is also part of a larger global community of communities. Thus, our sense of local identity includes an understanding of the global impacts of our local consumption and production patterns.

One of the vital dimensions of CitNet's work is the promotion and support of sustainable communities. (See Sustainable Communities Initiative)