cities

“San Francisco prides itself on being one of the most sustainable cities in the U.S.,” the city’s director of the Department of Environment, Melanie Nutter, told the C40 News Team in this interview. The city brought its experience with innovative... Read More
In this interview from the C40 Cities Mayor’s Summit, Portland, Ore., Mayor Sam Adams talks about the importance of cities sharing best practices for developing sustainable communities and mitigating the impacts of climate change. He calls the... Read More
The C40 Cities Climate Leadership group recently held its global Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event hosts mayors, city representatives and climate and sustainability experts from around the world and encourages the sharing of best-... Read More
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
Green Treks
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.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
From our sustainable landscape series, this animation shows you how green roofs, permeable pavements and other green infrastructure techniques manage excess rain with sustainable design.
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.
City of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Every city and community is unique. It is unique in environmental conditions, culture and heritage, and in its people. That is why each city should use their existing resources; human, natural, and intellectual; to develop adaptive policies and... Read More
The FiveCities group from The George Washington University's Urban Sustainability class  found that American cities are implementing sustainable practices in a variety of ways...here are just a few.

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