Archive for March 2008

CF: USA Today – Ecocity World Summit

USA Today ran a national story naming the Ecocity World Summit as one of 7 things to do to “celebrate Earth Day”. Click here to weigh in on their other 6 suggestions. The Ecocity World Summit is hosting the International Ecocity Conference Series in San Francisco Tuesday through April 26. It features international speakers on…

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Gary Braasch to kick-off Ecocity

I used to work in this building and now it is one of many images we’ll expect to see when Gary Braasch kicks off Ecocity 2008 in San Francisco with a 2 hour slideshow and presentation. Gary Braash’s images get at the heart of the climate change crisis, documenting receding glaciers, rising tides and tardy songbirds. …

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good2gether explained

[brightcove vid=1392526661&exp=980795693&w=300&h=260] Watch the video.  Built on a scalable, Web 2.0 platform, good2gether enables nonprofits to enter volunteering opportunities, events, in-kind donation needs, etc., once—then distributes this info across the entire network, to everyone’s benefit: Nonprofits leverage free traffic Media partners get local content and fresh ad revenue Sponsors deliver their social responsibility messaging in…

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CF: Pacifica Tribune – Ecocity

Get ready to change the world! Throughout Earth Day Week, April 22-26, in San Francisco, the Ecocity World Summit (7th International Ecocity Conference) will convene an international community of inspired change-makers, courageous individuals addressing problems of the world’s environment with thoughtful long-range solutions that are truly sustainable, ecologically healthy and socially just. The International Ecocity…

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KQED (NPR) Green Building Revolution

An explosion in green building is underway, with cleverly engineered libraries, office buildings, even public housing projects popping up across the Bay Area, and championed as much by landlords trying to cut energy and water costs as by environmental groups. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X8EgthqsQ0]

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Tuscaloosa News on Ecocity & Development

  From Tuscaloosa News…  Rethink development. “Start approving new housing without any parking and create and expand a car-free street into a car-free district,” said Richard Register, designer, builder and author in ecological city design and planning, who is organizing the Ecocity World Summit in April. “Go for higher density in the mode of very…

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