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How green is your city? Measuring and developping sustainable cities

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European Forum "Sharing initiatives for a green and connected city" - 27 May 2008 - Committee of the Regions, Brussels

European Forum "Sharing initiatives for a green and connected city" - 27 May 2008 - Committee of the Regions, Brussels

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  • 1. Measuring and Developing Sustainable Cities Presentation to EU Committee of Regions May 27, 2008 Warren Karlenzig, CEO, Common Current www.commoncurrent.com
  • 2. How Green is Your City? U.S. City Rankings
  • 3. #2 San Francisco: (Population 800,000)
  • 4. #49 Oklahoma City (Population 400,000)
  • 5. City Sustainability Metrics
    • Knowledge Base/ Communications:
    • S ustainability department; National government/ NGO collaboration; sustainability plan; city sustainability information on Internet
    • City Innovation:
    • Green building incentives; environmental purchasing; carpooling coordination;
    • car sharing programs
  • 6.  
  • 7. Green Cities: New Solutions
    • Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Pilot projects
    • Transportation: fastest growing greenhouse gas emissions sector worldwide
    • Seoul: Personal Travel Assistant
    • San Francisco: Connected Bus System
    • Amsterdam: Smart work centers
    • IT: Microsoft/ ICLEI/ Large Cities C40/ William J. Clinton Climate Initiative:
    • Carbon accounting portal and tools for city carbon inventories. In Beta.
  • 8.  
  • 9. View other cities’ Best Practices…
  • 10. Find your peers
  • 11. Timeline: Global Influences, ICT Advances, US Green Cities
  • 12.
    • Warren Karlenzig
    • President/ CEO Common Current
    • San Anselmo, California
    • United States of America
    • [email_address]
    • www.commoncurrent.com
    • 1-415-259-6227