Citizens demand plan for national sustainability

Apr 22 2010 - 10:19pm

On Earth Day, citizens launch a two-year campaign with a petition calling on the President to produce a long-term...

Responding to Climate Change in New York City and Around the World

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Sep 21 2009 - 11:49am

Gail Karlsson, New York City Coordinator for the Citizens Network for Sustainable Development, organized and moderated a September 23 panel discussion on  "Responding to Climate Change in New York...

Will Climate Risks Change the Map of NYC?

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Sep 18 2009 - 12:01pm

For Climate Week NYC (September 21-25), which was marked by events showing support for the United Nations September 22 Summit Meeting on Climate Change, the Citizens Network, Nancy Owens Studio,...

California plans to adapt to climate change

Aug 19 2009 - 8:29am

To minimize the potential damage from climate change, a new report recommends...

NACo adopts pharmaceutical take-back resolution

Jul 30 2009 - 10:08am

Nashville, Tenn. The National Association of Counties (NACo), the country's largest local...

Sustainable Communities

Part of the process of sustainable community development involves recognizing the interrelationship between local and global forces, that not only is the local human community part of a larger bioregional community, but that it is also part of a larger global community of communities. Thus, our sense of local identity includes an understanding of the global impacts of our local consumption and production patterns.

One of the vital dimensions of CitNet's work is the promotion and support of sustainable communities. (See Sustainable Communities Initiative)