Sustainable Communities

Sustainable America 2012: How Sustainable is Your Candidate?

Widener Law School's Environmental Law Center has created a website showing the positions of the major party U.S. Presidential candidates and Pennsylvania Senate candidates on a variety of sustainability issues.

Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators, government policymakers, business representatives, youth and others across North America to review progress towards sustainability since the 1992 Earth Summit and to identity the key p

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UN NGO conference on Sustainable Societies,Responsive Citizens

At a UN NGO conference on Sustainable Societies held in Bonn, Germany on 3-5 September, responsive citizens discussed "connecting the dots" between local and global issues as part of the preparatory process for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) to be held in Rio de Janeiro, 3-5 June 2012.


EPA's new sustainability framework

The National Researach Council has released its report, in response to a request from EPA, on a framework for incorporating sustainabilitiy into the EPA's principles and decision making, helping the agency to better assess the social, environmental and economic impacts involved in its decisions -- known as the "three pillars" paradigm.

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$65 million for regional sustainability planning

June 21, 2011, Washington, DC. For years CitNet members have talked about the need for sustainability planning -- at all levels. Today Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan announced $65 million would soon be available support regional sustainability planning.

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CSD-19 hits wall: No final decision


Clearly Friday the 13th was a bad luck day for those who attended the UN Commission on Sustainable Development here in New York. After two weeks of intense all-night negotiations, presentations, side events, round tables, obtuse jargon and "straight talk," the final plenary was thrown a curve ball in which everyone has struck out.

What's their record on sustainability?

Environmental Law Center looks at sustainability record of Pennsylvania candidates for governor and U.S Senate

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Innovation 2010: Big and Supergreen: From Buildings to Cityscapes

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