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Vancouver: the World’s Up-and-Coming Greenest City

Surrounded by a dramatic panorama of mountains and ocean, Vancouver draws nature buffs and outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. In fact, not only the city becoming known internationally as an environmental leader, but Mayor Gregor Robertson has pledged that Vancouver will be the greenest city in the world by 2020. They’re already making a strong [...]

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Sydney – A New Eco-City

The most populous city in Australia is eager to become a world leader in environmental action. Sydney,  Australia has created a city program, “Sustainable Sydney 2030,” that aims to improve living, improve the environment, build a thriving economy, support art and culture, and get people connected within the community and the world. It has big [...]

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Palm Springs is on the Path to Sustainability

Palm Springs, California lies on the western edge of the Coachella Valley, within the Colorado Desert. Located approximately 10 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 140 miles northeast of San Diego, it’s an easy two hour drive by freeway. The permanent year-round Palm Springs population is 45,000, and doubles during the winter season. The history [...]

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Bangkok – Venice of the East

With its many golden temples and its thriving culture, Bangkok has become of the most popular tourist spots in Asia. It was realized more than a decade ago, however, that the city was responsible for large carbon emissions and doing more than its fair share to promote global warming. As a result, the Bangkok Metropolitan [...]

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America’s Greenest City – Seattle, The City of Goodwill

  The growing awareness of global warming has developed over the past decades with massive support for environmental initiatives. Seattle has taken these issues to heart and made the commitment to become the nation’s first carbon neutral city by the year 2030. Every since the 1970s, Seattle has been pursuing “Green” initiatives to lessen its [...]

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