UN Habitat Director outlines a new sustainable urban campaign, and city and climate change initiative

Jul 30 2009 - 9:42am

UN Habitat Director Anna Tibaijuka outlined a new sustainable urban campaign as well as a city and climate change initiative in a...

Obama paints a new vision for nation's urban policy

Jul 14 2009 - 7:37am

Addressing a White House urban affairs summit on Monday, President Obama called for the "reinvention" of America's cities and metropolitan areas and vowed to spark a public conversation to create...

Smart growth advocate Ron Sims moves to the other Washington

Jul 12 2009 - 7:44am

As King County Executive, Ron Sims was a bold and visionary leader nationally recognized for his work on transportation, climate, health care reform and urban development; now...

Pew Center study on 'The Clean Economy' shows growth in NY green jobs

Jul 9 2009 - 11:16am

A new Pew Center study The Clean...

Report on 'Green Prosperity' shows benefits of clean energy investments

Jul 9 2009 - 11:11am

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Green for All released a reportGreen Prosperity: How Clean-Energy Policies Can...

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.

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