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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

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  • Impressive slide. And those are useful graphs.

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How green is your city? Measuring and developping sustainable cities

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

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