How green is your city? Measuring and developping sustainable cities

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Published on June 13, 2008

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European Forum "Sharing initiatives for a green and connected city" - 27 May 2008 - Committee of the Regions, Brussels

Measuring and Developing Sustainable Cities Presentation to EU Committee of Regions May 27, 2008 Warren Karlenzig, CEO, Common Current www.commoncurrent.com

How Green is Your City? U.S. City Rankings

#2 San Francisco: (Population 800,000)

#49 Oklahoma City (Population 400,000)

City Sustainability Metrics Knowledge Base/ Communications: S ustainability department; National government/ NGO collaboration; sustainability plan; city sustainability information on Internet City Innovation: Green building incentives; environmental purchasing; carpooling coordination; car sharing programs

Knowledge Base/ Communications:

S ustainability department; National government/ NGO collaboration; sustainability plan; city sustainability information on Internet

City Innovation:

Green building incentives; environmental purchasing; carpooling coordination;

car sharing programs

 

Green Cities: New Solutions Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Pilot projects Transportation: fastest growing greenhouse gas emissions sector worldwide Seoul: Personal Travel Assistant San Francisco: Connected Bus System Amsterdam: Smart work centers IT: Microsoft/ ICLEI/ Large Cities C40/ William J. Clinton Climate Initiative: Carbon accounting portal and tools for city carbon inventories. In Beta.

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Pilot projects

Transportation: fastest growing greenhouse gas emissions sector worldwide

Seoul: Personal Travel Assistant

San Francisco: Connected Bus System

Amsterdam: Smart work centers

IT: Microsoft/ ICLEI/ Large Cities C40/ William J. Clinton Climate Initiative:

Carbon accounting portal and tools for city carbon inventories. In Beta.

 

View other cities’ Best Practices…

Find your peers

Timeline: Global Influences, ICT Advances, US Green Cities

Warren Karlenzig President/ CEO Common Current San Anselmo, California United States of America [email_address] www.commoncurrent.com 1-415-259-6227

Warren Karlenzig

President/ CEO Common Current

San Anselmo, California

United States of America

[email_address]

www.commoncurrent.com

1-415-259-6227

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