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Major City Moves Closer To Ban On Plastic Water Bottles

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, March 4 (Reuters) - San Francisco moved to restrict the sale of plastic water bottles on city property...

10 U.S. Cities Vow To Cut Emissions From Buildings

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayors from 10 U.S. cities took aim at their skylines Wednesday, pledging to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from their buildings...

Guess Who's To Blame For Our Country's Carbon Emissions?

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

When it comes to carbon emissions, don’t blame big cities -- blame the suburbs, says a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. The...

A Look At Chicago's 'Green City' Reputation

Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago

It seems almost weekly that a new crop of cities is duking it out for the superlative title of "greenest" — and in the past decade, Chicago has stea...

And The Most Earth-Friendly City Is...

Aaron Sankin | Posted 04.06.2013 | San Francisco

There are a lot of different ways to measure the relative "greenness" of a given city. You can look the energy efficiency of its buildings, the av...

The Best Big Cities For Pedestrians

Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Josh Lew: Although jungles and sidewalks are completely different landscapes, it is possible to have a green trip in b...

America's 25 Greenest Cities

Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

Which U.S. cities are the greenest? A new report from Canadian-based media company Corporate Knights ranks the country's greenest cities, with Seattle...

10 Big U.S. Cities Go Green With Public Transit, Energy, And Food

Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

From EcoSalon: Clean energy, public transit and local food make these 10 big cities the greenest of them all. Honking cars emit foul black cloud...

The Greenest Cities In The U.S. And Canada

Posted 09.07.2011 | Green

A recent study sought to find the greenest city in the U.S. and Canada. The study was commissioned by Siemens and conducted by an independent research...