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Â Â Â Habitat for Humanity's East Bay affiliate is retrofitting a brownfield into 54 affordable homes on two acres of land in Oakland, California.Â With excellent location, walkable density, great design, and green features, the Edes Avenue project has been...
As climate change legislation makes its way through Congress and stakeholders increase pressure on businesses and government to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, AltaTerra Research will be hosting the web conference â€œCarbon Footprint Reduction for the Long Haul.â€ This event will be held Thursday, December 3rd at 10 a.m. PST / 1 p.m. EST and will feature a case study of carbon managemen...
Source: Dangerous By DesignIt's the Jungle Out There!San Francisco is definitely pedestrian-friendly in many ways compared to many cities, but being walkable doesn't always mean that it is safe. A new report by Transportation for America ranks the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont area 13th safest for walkers, based on an index that takes into account annual pedestrian deaths and the percentage of ...
(Dallas, Texas â€“ November 12, 2009) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $166,000 to the Pueblo of Santa Clara in New Mexico. The Pueblo will use the funds to provide continued support for their water pollution control program
Photo credit: davidsilver via FlickrOne common lament about local food is that there simply isn't enough of it. The best part about it -- that it's different in every foodshed, location to location -- also means that the supply can have a hard time keeping up with demand. That's especially true when it comes to larger, more dense urban centers, where locavores greatly outnumber farms and farmer...
Also, many implore council to not raid affordable housing funds to balance redevelopment agency budget.
Ceremony at Santa Clara Valley Water District wins accolades, while critics say the new law doesn't go far enough to make a major difference
Atchison Village seems like a great place to live. It's a pleasant neighborhood in California. But there's a downside: this town has a bad neighbor, and it's the third-largest corporation in the world.
Photo: Mikael from CopenhagenizeNot Sure How Well that Would Scale, ThoughMikeal from Copenhagenize has taken these pictures of a very cool bike parking at the W Hotel in San Francisco. Included in the price of a room is access to one of three Biomega bikes (I think the one on the pics is the "Copenha...Read the full story on TreeHugger
Jared Blumenfeld, 40, has served as director of the San Francisco Department of the Environment, and spearheaded efforts to expand solar and expand recycling.