Sustainability

Tim McDonnell shares news of a recent report outlining how Americans are using energy that offers climate change activists plenty of encouraging information.
Feb 12, 2015   Mother Jones
Sustainability-focused programs offered at the federal level have received overwhelming support from communities and protection from budget cuts, even in an age of tightened budgets.
May 6, 2011   Citiwire
"Integrated resource management" practices could help cities operate more sustainably, according to this piece from <em>Miller-McCune</em>.
Apr 23, 2011   Miller-McCune
Building sizes have been creeping upward for centuries, but green building expert Jason McLennan argues that smaller structures are better, more beautiful, and ecologically inevitable.
Mar 29, 2011   Yes!
Architects and planners in New Delhi are collaborating to create three new visions of the city, all based around the concept of sustainability.
Mar 11, 2011   Frontline
The Brickstainable design competition challenges designers to find "solutions that exploit the thermal qualities of masonry construction in an urban building." Geoff Manaugh looks at some of the interesting ways designers remade the lowly brick.
Feb 28, 2011   BLDNGBLG
The House Appropriations Committee announced earlier this month a proposed elimination of HUD, USDOT and EPA sustainability programs, in addition to pulling already-awarded funding for TIGER grants.
Feb 27, 2011   PlaceShakers
Planners' activities in a community have a direct impact on its character, says Edward Jepson, and can be pivotal in creating sustainability. Exclusive
Feb 24, 2011  By Edward J. Jepson Jr.
In an interview, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan says that federal money will only go to those who embrace sustainability.
Feb 18, 2011   UrbanLand
A panel of experts met in Los Angeles last month to discuss 'eco' cities in terms both abstract and practical.
Feb 13, 2011   The Planning Report
A new poll of real estate experts reveals that businesses seeking office space are increasingly seeking buildings built with sustainability in mind.
Feb 7, 2011   The Guardian U.K.