Environment

California has commenced new water use reporting requirements, which the Pacific Institute has compiled into an interactive map and database to provide accessible evidence about where the state's water goes.
3 days ago   Pacific Institute
After two years of intensive dialogue and debate, education (in all directions) and idea-development, Vancouver's concept of EcoDensity has been translated into Council-approved policy and actions. Blog Post
Jun 16, 2008   By Brent Toderian
<p>Cities like San José, CA are moving away from modern methods to keep grass down and going back to traditional methods like grazing sheep and goats.</p>
Jun 14, 2008   San Jose Mercury News
<p>A report announced by Mayor Michael Nutter estimates that Philadelphia's park system has a combined economic value of $1.9 billion in services, income and taxes to the city.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   The Philadelphia Inquirer
<p>Thanks to industrialized agriculture, there’s a wide gulf between those who produce food and those who consume it. Too many city-dwellers lack access to nutritious, non-processed foods. Dave Steel thinks that urban agriculture is the key.</p>
Jun 11, 2008   The Next American City
<p>The Wall Street Journal and other publications compare the energy and environmental policies of Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain, presumptive nominees for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.</p>
Jun 9, 2008   The Wall Street Journal
There are three types of bicyclists: Advanced Bicyclists, Intermediate Bicyclists and Beginner Bicyclists. We need to plan and build facilities to accommodate all of them. Those cities that do are experiencing ridership numbers far above the national average. Blog Post
Jun 8, 2008   By Mike Lydon
<p>An old-fashioned community barn-raising in Masonville, Texas could in fact be a glimpse of the future.</p>
Jun 7, 2008   Fort Collins Now
<p>Air pollution is so bad in Mexico City that residents have less sensitivity to smells, according to a recent study.</p>
Jun 6, 2008   Reuters
<p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made final a decision that says much of the Los Angeles River is not navigable, and is therefore not a river. It will retain some Clean Water Act protection, but developing on its watershed may become easier.</p>
Jun 5, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>What can leaders of a particularly hilly city do to encourage cycling? Well, they can try making it easier to ride a bike.</p>
Jun 4, 2008   Citymayors.com