Obama's January 8 Speech: Alternative Energy and Energy Efficiency

Jan 14 2009 - 12:42pm

"To finally spark the creation of a clean energy economy, we will double the production of alternative energy in the next three years. We will modernize more than 75% of federal buildings and...

A Cleaner Way to Keep the City Running

Jan 9 2009 - 8:10pm

A New York Times artcle on wind energy in New York City.

Online, interactive map of solar New York City

Jan 7 2009 - 2:49pm

The Center for Sustainable Energy is partnering with the CUNY Institute for Software Design and...

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)