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Top 10 green cities

The People's Daily Online newspaper has compiled a list of the world's top 10 greenest cities, like Freiburg in Germany, pictured below.

Read the full list at http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90782/92900/6751296.html

Marjora Carter - Greening the ghetto

MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx -- and shows how minority neighborhood suffer most from flawed urban policy.

Green For All

Green For All is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through a clean energy economy.  They work in collaboration with the business, government, labor, and grassroots communities to create and implement programs that increase quality jobs and opportunities in green industry – all while holding the most vulnerable people at the center of their agenda.

Visit their website at www.greenforall.org or view the videos from their YouTube channel below.

 

 

Jaime Lerner - Sing a song of cities

With maverick flair and a strategist’s disdain for accepted wisdom, Jaime Lerner re-invented urban space in his native Curitiba, Brazil. He talks about how to revolutionize bus transit, awaken green consciousness in a populace accustomed to litter and blight, and change the way city planners and bureaucrats worldwide conceive what’s possible within the tangled structure of the metropolitan landscape. (Recorded March 2007 in Monterey, California. Duration: 15:42.)