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Making Cities Sustainable

New Greenhouse Effect: Global Cooling?

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

Roofs account for 25% of total surface area in most cities, and pavement accounts for around 35%. If 100 major cities covered that space with reflective materials, it could offset as much as 44 metric gigatons of heat-trapping gases.

Very Smart Growth

Jared Seeger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Seeger

When it comes to choosing places to live, many of us don't seem to listen to our inner monologue.

Saving the World (Starting With the South Bronx)

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

When people ask me what I do for a living, my short answer is, "I'm working to save the world, starting in the South Bronx." Yes, the South Bronx is...