NEW YORK — More than 400,000 people turned out for the People’s Climate Marchin New York City on Sunday, just days before many of the world’s leaders are expected to debate environmental action at the United Nations climate summit. Early reports from event organizers are hailing the turnout as the … Continue reading Huffington Post: Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People’s Climate March In New York City
Learning about and celebrating projects that are transforming our neighborhoods into walk-able, sustainable, resilient and thriving communities, The Neighborhoods Go Green! Exhibit explores the enormous potential of a whole neighborhood approach to city-building, economic development and “greening” our cities. It challenges visitors to think big—linking the importance of sustainability with the places … Continue reading Neighborhoods Go Green: Exhibition coming to Ottawa in 2014?
New upgrades to a building certification program may very well lure developers and building owners who are thinking of obtaining a green certification for their projects away from LEED. ECD Energy and Environment Canada announced the release of significant upgrades to the Green Globes for New Construction Canada program since … Continue reading Building: New building certification could seriously challenge LEED
By: Alex Bozikovic, The Globe and Mail If you want to see the future of Canadian cities, you need to visit a place that’s not on the map. Head east from Toronto’s downtown core and deke south under two overpasses of bellowing traffic. Pass the construction fences and you reach … Continue reading Globe & Mail: How urban scars are being remade into vibrant, vital playgrounds
From BioRegional North America’s Website, a peek at the early planning for this District initiative – an area which sits right beside the Historic Chaudiere Eco-District (now there’s some additional possibilities…). At MTBA we have just discovered the wonderful work by BioRegional, a group that includes heros and gurus like … Continue reading Ottawa Centre Eco-district: Overview
Post courtesy: Stanford Social Innovation Review By Rob Bennett | Jun. 6, 2012 The institute participants are eager to move urban innovation forward quickly—and are working hard to do so. Here is what each of them had to share about the progress they are making: • Austin, Texas is redeveloping … Continue reading Ten Cities, Ten Projects