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Whether It's Green Growth, Green Economy, Or Creative Economy, It's All About Modern Jobs

Yvo de Boer | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Yvo de Boer

To my mind, the Creative Economy naturally lends itself to incorporating a green pillar. Innovative approaches to addressing pressing societal and economic issues can create jobs, green the economy, and increase the country's international competitiveness.

All Sustainability Politics Is Local

Steven Cohen | Posted 10.06.2012 | Green
Steven Cohen

While broad, global issues such as climate change are ignored by national governments and international organizations, a wide range of sustainability issues have entered our political agenda and are being acted on by local governments.

Evaluating Green Communities: Part 2

Mark Hostetler | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

If you (as the homeowner) decide to convert the lawn to more native landscaping, will you be able to do so without penalty?

Evaluating Green Communities: Part 1

Mark Hostetler | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Mark Hostetler

So you're buying a new home, and you're committed to "buying green" -- a house with good indoor air quality, that doesn't cost a fortune to heat and cool and resides in an ecologically friendly neighborhood. How do you find out about all that?

From Green Building to Green Cities

Rob Bennett | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green
Rob Bennett

The world's greatest greening opportunity many not be saving trees, but rather making our cities self-reliant so they are less dependent on the natural order for resources.

How Re-Fueling Your Car Can Build Equity in Your Home

Ben Uyeda | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green
Ben Uyeda

2011-10-02-Screenshot20111002at4.56.14PM.jpg If you are one of the typical Americans who drives about 40 miles a day, then you should consider an atypical scenario if you happen to be planning on building a new home.

The Edge's Malibu Development Rejected, Called 'Environmentally Devastating'

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A proposal led by U2 guitarist The Edge for five mansions overlooking Malibu, Calif., has been rejected by California's coastal de...

What It Takes to Preserve Environmental Justice in California

Jakada Imani | Posted 08.08.2011 | Los Angeles
Jakada Imani

Critics of the California Environmental Quality Act claim it is inconvenient and expensive to consider the economic and health impacts on residents. They could not be more wrong.

Top Executive Leaves the Rat Race For Self-Sufficient Mountain Community

thedailygreen.com | The Daily Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Daily Green caught up with Grant Miller, green developer of the Village on Sewanee Creek, which is nestled in the scenic mountains of southeast Te...

What Does Green Mean?

Chicago Reader | Mick Dumke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley and his top aides--and by extension most aldermen--are big on the idea of making Chicago the greenest city in the country. In fact, some s...