Mayor Bloomberg signs New York City Brownfield Bill

Jul 9 2009 - 9:26am

Mayor Bloomberg signed New York City legislation developing a Comprehensive Program for the Remediation and Reuse of Brownfields, the New York City Brownfield and...

C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group meeting May 18-21

Jul 9 2009 - 9:00am

The third summit of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group met in Seoul, Korea, from May 18-21, to discuss "...

Van Jones joins CEQ

Jul 2 2009 - 9:49am

On May 9, Van Jones, founder of Green for All and author of...

State Department official John Matuszak delivers sustainability statement after CSD 17

May 4 2009 - 9:17am

On Earth Day this year, the new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was asked to characterize his vision for the Department of Agriculture, and he answered with one word – “sustainable.” We...

City of Madison adopts sustainability approach for zoning codes

Apr 21 2009 - 1:27pm

In October 2008 the City of Madison, Wisconsin approved an approach to gathering information on sustainability issues that should be considered in the rewrite of the City of Madison's zoning code...

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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