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|Apr 6 2009 - 10:52am|
A new multi-disciplinary research base on climate change will bring together experts from various backgrounds, "including social science, legal, business, policy, ecological, engineering,...
|Apr 6 2009 - 10:50am|
The Bigger, Better Bottle Bill finally passed the State Senate. The state's beverage deposit program will now be expanded to include water bottles, which make up nearly a...
|Apr 6 2009 - 10:47am|
On March 30, Mayor Bloomberg announced that $261 million in new federal money will fund projects throughout all five boroughs, and create or preserve approximately 32,000 jobs.
|Mar 27 2009 - 12:36pm|
In the April issue of Environment and Urbanization David Dodman of the International Institute for Environment and Development reports that greenhouse gas emissions of city dwellers...
|Jan 14 2009 - 12:46pm|
Excerpts from the Energy and the Environment section:
"It is time to make New York more energy independent and more energy efficient, to develop our own sources of clean and renewable...
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)