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Cities will drive the green industrial revolution

The debate over how to green industry remains locked into national and regional settings. However, it is really at the level of cities that progress is likely to be achieved. Increasingly, the focus of efforts to green the current fossil-fuelled industrial system, as it spreads relentlessly worldwide, will have to focus at the city level […] … learn more→

Research charts path to sustainable cities

For many businesses, adopting sustainable environmental practices can seem like a luxury rather than a necessity. Even among Chicago restaurant owners who strive to conserve energy and use more locally grown food, relatively few have made the thorough changes required for green certification. That problem led to the launch this winter of an unusual UChicago […] … learn more→