The United States is obsessed with environmental sustainability and climate change. More than 800 mayors have committed to “meeting or exceeding” the Kyoto Protocol greenhouse gas emission reduction target for the United States, according to February 2008 data.
“Green” municipal operations and construction standards, alternative modes of transportation, and “energy smart” development are all being employed by city and local government leaders. Come learn about these and other creative implementation methods.
A free podcast of the 2008 AICP Symposium, held on October 22, 2008, is available until March 31, 2009. Lee R. Epstein, Director of the Lands Program for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Nancy McKeever, Sustainable Energy Program Manager for California Energy Commission Phillip Rodbell, Program Manager for Urban and Community Forestry in the US.
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