From UW: How will we face the next great disruption? | Impact Stories

As more of the world’s population migrates to cities, our global community is faced with complex questions: How can we make our streets smarter, and safer? How do we feed our growing urban centres? Source: How will we face the next great disruption? | Impact Stories Full video here:

Call for Papers: Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs

The National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University and Hofstra Cultural Center in partnership with Columbia University Center for Sustainable Urban Development and New York University Center for the Sustainable Built Environment present: From the Outside In:  Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs A Conference at Hofstra University Thursday-Saturday, November 8-10, 2012 This […]

Cornell University offers course in Urban Environmental Education

As more members of the world’s population now reside in a cities than rural areas, environmental education is increasingly likely to take place in an urban context rather than the wilderness. Urban environmental education presents a host of different considerations that are separate to traditional environmental education taking place in pristine wilderness areas. The Cornell […]

The Living and Liveable City: Health, Lifestyle and Sustainability

Urban History Group Annual Conference 29-30 March 2012 St Catherine’s College Oxford The Living and Liveable City: Health, Lifestyle and Sustainability The city has long stood as a model for the organisation and reform of human life. People have historically been attracted (and, for large periods, repulsed) by the opportunities offered by urban living because […]

Top 10 climate-friendly Canadian cities – WWF

WWF has developed a list of the top 10 Canadian cities leading the battle against climate change. Congratulations to Vancouver, the clear winner, and Toronto and Montreal for being close behind! Find out what other cities made the top 10.

Prince George Council approves bold new vision for downtown

PRINCE GEORGE, September 15, 2009 – On Monday, September 14 Prince George’s Council sent a clear message in support of downtown by unanimously approving the Smart Growth on the Ground (SGOG) Downtown Prince George Concept Plan. Created by the community, the SGOG Concept Plan outlines a vision of downtown Prince George in 2035.  It is…

Sustainable Montreal

February 15, 2009 – Sustainable Montreal provides “information, solutions and a forum to make Montreal and its surrounding boroughs (Westmount, Mount Royal, Cote St. Luc, Hampstead and the West island) a more sustainable city.” The blog is divided into relevant categories, from community organizing and urban planning to peak oil and economics. Check it out…