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A revolutionary new eco-material gets a Kickstart

Derek Markham at Treehugger shares an interesting story about a new sustainable material that could revolutionize industries like manufacturing and construction. Zeoform, which is made from water More...

Eco Districts – The next frontier

The green building movement is an important part of creating sustainable cities, but these initiatives are not comprehensive enough to have the impact needed according More...

International Summit on Sustainable Tourism

Sustainable tourism experts and practitioners from around the world will be gathering for the International Summit on Sustainable Tourism in a few weeks. The Summit More...

Ten cities tackling climate change

The recent inaugural City Climate Leadership Awards recognized city innovation that accelerates action at the city level to combat  both the sources and impacts of climate change. More...

Is this America’s most sustainable community?

Jillian Glover at the Sustainable Cities Collective takes a look at a community in Georgia that has become something of a model for sustainable development. Located near More...

What do you think is the biggest economic development story of the past year?

EconomicDevelopment.org is almost a year old! To celebrate, we wanted to look back at some of the hot topics we’ve covered since we launched. Let More...

Could you run your city on oats?

Sophie Quinton at The Atlantic Cities takes a look at how some universities and communities are using biomass fuel. One such example is the University of Iowa, More...

Infographic: Being bike-friendly in America

Americans are choosing to hit the road in a more active, economical, and eco-friendly way by riding their bikes.  Several metros, businesses, and schools are More...

Turning waste into building blocks of the future city

In our modern era, cities were created primarily around mass market industrialization, which has had negative side effects on the environment.  There has been an More...

110 cities show that facing up to climate change has more benefits than dangers

Cities around the world are adapting pro-environmental policies which align with green changes that they want to make that will benefit their communities both socially More...

Urbanism speakeasy | Building a local food economy

A new project that was coordinated by Sarah Fritschner in Louisville, Kentucky is called “Farm to Table.”  The purpose of the project is to find More...

Can the threat of climate change make cities richer and healthier?

A new report from the Carbon Disclosure Project says that climate change can actually make cities richer and healthier.  This  concept is due to cities More...