Green

As substantial state and federal subsidies for electric cars continue, and the number of vehicles on America's roads climbs, a new article is raising questions about their environmental benefits over conventional cars.
Jul 3, 2013   DC.Streetsblog
In Portland, two examples of how stealthy implementation of solar-powered technology is changing the rhythm of daily life.
Sep 2, 2010   EnzymePDX.com
This piece from <em>Fast Company Design</em> looks at plans for an eco-conscious-yet-inappropriately lush desert development being planned in Oman, and wonders whether a project so out of place will actually work.
Aug 27, 2010   Fast Company Design
The National Building Museum recently held a session on Sustainable Sites Initiative, which outlines voluntary guidelines for sustainable practices.
Jun 20, 2009   THE DIRT
Residents in an Oxnard neighborhood install a community garden which will provide them with fruits and vegetables.
Jun 16, 2009   Ventura County Star
Consumers in India, Brazil, and China scored the highest (and those in the U.S. the lowest) in a survey conducted by National Geographic and Globescan for green behavior.
Jun 2, 2009   THE DIRT
<em>Grist</em> lists the top 15 green-leaning mayors in America.
May 5, 2009   Grist
Green Living magazine gives kudos to Canada's leading cities in terms of energy, water, density and bike-friendliness.
Apr 18, 2009   Green Living
Inhabitat selects their top 10, ranging from DIY bicycles to the fall of the S.U.V. Notably, transit is barely mentioned.
Jan 2, 2009   Inhabitat
<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>This article from <em>Grist</em> looks at the environmental efforts being taken in Cleveland, a historically polluted and struggling Rust Belt city.</p>
May 16, 2008   Grist