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The Unsettling Attacks on Green Cities and Counties

The Unsettling Attacks on Green Cities and Counties

February 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Guest blog by Michael Schmitz, Executive Director of ICLEI USA Back in 2010, when Colorado gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes accused Denver’s bicycle sharing program of being part of an insidious United Nations conspiracy to take over America’s communities, a nation chuckled at the absurdity. “Cities Engage in Vast Biking Conspiracy (Shh!)” read a New York […]

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Copenhagen: Taking the risk to define a zero carbon, clean energy future

Copenhagen: Taking the risk to define a zero carbon, clean energy future

December 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Copenhagen, host of the UN Climate Change Conference, is widely regarded as one of the world’s greenest cities. Klaus Bondam, mayor of technology and sustainability for the city of Copenhagen, explains the city’s ethos, commitment to sustainability, and its rapid plans to move from coal to wind energy. The city provides extensive energy-efficient public transportation, […]

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