Category Archives: Education

Berkeley Rated Most Sustainable University In The World

Green Universities Lead To Greener Cities By Rohit Kumar Two years ago, I was in the market for an environmentally friendly toothbrush. I already used natural toothpaste and figured that some type of alternative to a daily use product like … Continue reading

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Smart Cities Council Launched to Promote Smart, Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities Network Cities around the world are under pressure. Budgets are tight. Growth is necessary. Demands and costs are escalating. Extreme weather is taking its toll. Efficiency and sustainability are priorities, but where should they start to balance the … Continue reading

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Portland Hosts Conference On EcoDistricts and Cities

Sustainable City Network Representatives from eight cities gathered at Portland’s Ecotrust building Tuesday for the start of a workshop designed to train municipal leaders on the art of neighborhood revitalization. The group EcoDistricts, formerly known as the Portland Sustainability Institute, … Continue reading

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Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators Given to 11 US Teachers

The White House Council on Environmental Quality, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced the winners of the 2013 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. Eleven teachers from around the country are being recognized for their … Continue reading

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