February 20, 2013
by MoreRecycling

Separated bike lanes, slower vehicle speeds greatly reduce bicycle injuries

Using your bicycle to commute to work has numerous health and environmental benefits. Yet, the largest Canadian study on cycling injuries suggests cyclists are at risk of injury due to the lack of cycling infrastructure in large urban centers. Continue reading

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June 24, 2012
by Frances Beinecke

Official Rio Document Disappoints, but People’s Commitment to Sustainability Inspires

Frances Beinecke, President of NRDC, New York City
When 17-year-old student Brittany Trilford addressed the opening session of the Rio Earth Summit on Wednesday, she urged world leaders to take concrete action to protect the planet.
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May 23, 2012
by Sustainability

SAP’s ‘Urban Matters’ takes on smarter cities, better government

The world’s largest business software company has launched a new initiative to focus on the many challenges that urban centers face when trying to tackle sustainability issues.

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December 30, 2011
by Kaid Benfield

The new economy: work closer, live smaller, connect better

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
The Urban Land Institute’s latest forward-looking report for the real estate industry has lots of hopeful news for the environment, if perhaps also some sobe… Continue reading

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