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3 of the World's Most Ambitious Green Buildings

April 26th, 2012 | by Guest Author

The race to go green has driven the construction of several enormous projects around the world. These three ambitious green buildings are on a scale that could change the lives of perhaps hundreds of thousands of people

How Green Is Your City? SustainLane’s 2008 Sustainable City Rankings

September 22nd, 2008 | by reenymal

SustainLane, a San Francisco based green media company has just announced its brand new U.S. city rankings today. Starting in 2005, SustainLane went through an exorbitant examination of sustainability initiatives in U.S. cities looking at a variety of factors: average traffic commutes, affordable housing, waste diversion, green space, energy usage, green buildings, natural disaster risk, air quality, water quality, public transportation, local food sources, and government innovations. James Elsen, the founder of SustainLane explains it in his article What’s A Sustainable City, Anyway ?

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