Sustainability

The George Washington University
I'm going on a necessary journey to find examples of environmental science being told as an interesting story.
Casey Trees is Re-Planting the Urban Canopy
Casey Trees is Re-Planting the Urban Canopy
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn through Casey Trees about improving our capital city's tree canopy.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MIT has partnered with Boston Medical Center and the Post Office Square Redevelopment Corporation to construct a 60-megawatt solar farm on 650 acres of land in North Carolina.
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Presentation: Lungs of the Earth
Planet Forward
Tom Lovejoy, a rainforest expert, biologist and professor at George Mason University, spoke of the “lungs of the Earth,” and how they relate to cities at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Keynote: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy
Planet Forward
Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, spoke about sustainability, and the complexity of the issue at Planet Forward’s 2016 Summit.
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Keynote: The Future of Sustainable Cities
Planet Forward
Melodee Colbert-Kean, the president of the National League of Cities and city council member and former mayor of Joplin, Missouri, discussed the process of rebuilding her city in the wake of the city's 2011 tornadoes.  
Greening The Music Industry
The George Washington University School of Business
While waiting in line outside your favorite venue, you may not be thinking about what it’s taken to make that show happen. If you look at the top 100 tours of 2015, fans traveled about 240 million miles, emitting 58,000 metric tons of CO2.
The World's Changing Urban Centers
Graphics Editor, Planet Forward
Today's most populous cities aren't necessarily where most of the world will live in the future. 
Rooftop Roots
Rooftop Roots
Planet Forward
On Monday, April 4, dozens of thought leaders in the urban agriculture space came together to discuss the unique challenges that come with growing food for large cities.

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