It takes a village. Or a city. Some PF Member ideas for turning whole communities green.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
What should we do with that old building? Turn it into a park! From the American Society of Landscape Architects sustainable landscapes series, this animation covers how to reuse construction material to minimize greenhouse gasses and other waste.... Read More
Smart gardening practices can reduce global warming emissions. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place in Chicago, an urban garden and environmental learning center, to see climate-friendly gardening in action.
Momentum is building to initiate new uranium mining efforts in northern New Mexico, home to the nation's richest deposits. Assignment Earth traveled to communities around Mount Taylor, N.M., where uranium mining holds a "dark legacy."
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.