It takes a village. Or a city. Some PF Member ideas for turning whole communities green.
The George Washington University
This WEBISODE focuses on Dom Bosco Catholic University’s biochemistry laboratory in Campo Grande, Brazil. Dom Bosco is experimenting with a plant called bocaiúva, a native palm which could yield a new source of renewable energy.
The Waterview Recreation Center in Philadelphia isn't just a place for neighborhood kids to play and exercise. Thanks to green infrastructure initiatives, the center helps protect local streams and rivers by managing stormwater.
In this animated Energy 101 video, energyNOW! correspondent Lee Patrick Sullivan looks at how one of New York City's most famous structures, the Empire State Building, is becoming one of its greenest.
Trees and shrubs help combat global warming by storing carbon and reducing energy use. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place Nature Center in Chicago to see these benefits in action in an urban neighborhood.
Planet Forward met up with Bill Nye at the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards last week. See the first item on his #EnergyToDo list. Tell us yours on twitter. (@Planet_Forward)
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Watch an animation that explains how to transform transportation systems into multiuse infrastructure that serves everyone. Learn how communities can save money and improve the environment by redesigning their existing infrastructure.