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Topic - Environment, Energy & Climate Change Archive

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California’s Green Economy Links Economic Development and Sustainability

California’s Green Economy Links Economic Development and Sustainability

The continued expansion in core green industries, such as energy generation and efficiency, recycling and waste, clean transportation, water and wastewater, offers cause for guarded optimism.

May 2012
Gonzales Grows Green: An Innovative Economic Program

Gonzales Grows Green: An Innovative Economic Program

Gonzales offers an excellent model of an economic development program that focuses on sustainability and builds trust and understanding.

May 2012
Operation Mulch-a-Lot: Long Beach Chips Away at Blight and Green Waste

Operation Mulch-a-Lot: Long Beach Chips Away at Blight and Green Waste

Long Beach has a creative use for vacant city lots that offers several added benefits.

March 2012
Trailblazing a Sustainable Path

Trailblazing a Sustainable Path

A new era of transportation planning has dawned in California as metropolitan planning organizations throughout the state work to comply with Senate Bill 375.

March 2012
Cathedral City Takes a Smart Approach to Water

Cathedral City Takes a Smart Approach to Water

A grant program helps homeowners eliminate their thirsty landscaping and use a drought-tolerant xeriscape approach instead.

February 2012
Regional Partnerships Provide Leadership

Regional Partnerships Provide Leadership

Partnerships among public, private and nonprofit groups are nothing new, and examples abound. However, innovative partnerships that build capacity to address sustainability, energy efficiency, climate change and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are relatively new. Two examples illustrate the creativity and vibrancy of these efforts.

January 2012
Sustaining Your Sustainability Programs

Sustaining Your Sustainability Programs

Investing in sustainability leads to healthier communities and improved economic vitality while saving money, conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

November 2011
Involving Youth in Your Agency's Sustainability Activities

Involving Youth in Your Agency's Sustainability Activities

September 2011
Recycled Tire Products Offer Safe, Green and Durable Construction Solutions

Recycled Tire Products Offer Safe, Green and Durable Construction Solutions

July 2011
Meeting the Challenges of Plug In Electric Vehicles

Meeting the Challenges of Plug In Electric Vehicles

July 2011