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December 11, 2009, 8am PST
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and rock star David Byrne recently offered their thoughts on making cities more bike friendly.
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June 26, 2009, 6am PDT
The Bicycle and Pedestrian Landscape Improvement Project of Queens Plaza is intended to create a gateway to Long Island City.
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June 24, 2009, 5am PDT
U.S. Energy Secretary Stephen Chu said at the Asia Society Washington, D.C. center awards dinner that "climate change is the greatest challenge facing science."
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June 20, 2009, 9am PDT
The National Building Museum recently held a session on Sustainable Sites Initiative, which outlines voluntary guidelines for sustainable practices.
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June 19, 2009, 10am PDT
A NY-based landscape architect, Thomas Balsley, FASLA, has created a new type of green roof using Austrian pines.
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June 11, 2009, 6am PDT
WorldChanging argues that more leadership from architects, landscape architects and planners is needed in a review of progress on Ed Mazria's 2030 Challenge, which calls for all buildings to be carbon neutral by 2030.
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June 7, 2009, 11am PDT
The videos from the time-lapse images compiled from NASA Earth Observatory show some most impressive conquests of man over environment.
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June 5, 2009, 12pm PDT
The Obama administration is making a U.S.-China deal on climate change a centerpiece, according to The Guardian (UK).
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June 3, 2009, 12pm PDT
Barry Diller, IAC, and his wife, Diane Von Furstenburg, a well-known fashion designer, have donated $10 million to the Friends of the High Line, which is a non-profit group that manages the project.
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June 2, 2009, 11am PDT
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.
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June 2, 2009, 9am PDT
Professor David Godschalk, City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina -Chapel Hill, discussed the need to initiate 'positive development' strategies in cities during a National Building Museum symposium.
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