ICLEI's Martin Chavez On Sustainable Growth & Smart Cities

This week, Planet Forward host Frank Sesno sits down with Martin Chavez, Executive Director of ICLEI. The focus? Smart cities! Learn what your city can do to grow and adapt to a changing planet.

RELATED: ICLEI and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group are working on a standard for accounting and reporting community-scale greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. How will your city measure up?

MORE FROM PF: Your roof deck is not just for lounging at the pool anymore! Planet Forward Friend and President and Founder of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities shows how Toronto is riding the sustainability elevator straight to the top.

PLUS: A lesson from Disney! Check out this idea from one Planet Forward member that takes public transportation to a new level, modeling it after the famed amusement park.

AND: From Istanbul to DC, the World Resources Institute's "Cities in Focus" series has got it all!

FROM NBR: It's a wonderful town, but is it growing sustainably? We investigated how one of New York's most iconic buildings can set the example.

IN THE NEWS: What's the best way to put out a ring of fire? Architects and biologists have an answer. See how a plan to replace busy roads with a ring of water can bring sustainability to a bustling city. And this MIT expert shows us how cities are leading the way in the absence of international agreements.

That's all for now. Tune in next week for Climate School 101 with Bill Nye the Science Guy!

How do you move the Planet Forward? Tweet us @planet_forward or contribute to the conversation with your own story.