D.C. aims to create sustainable ‘living building’

From the Washington Post, Dec. 13, 2012, Rachel S. Karas.

Seeking to further distinguish the District as a national leader in urban sustainability, officials plan to create the city’s first “living building,” joining a green certification program that promotes the highest level of architectural sustainability.

The Living Building Challenge focuses on seven aspects of a

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UDC’S College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) Launches Television Series

Washington, DC – A new television program focusing on urban sustainability issues in the District of Columbia premiered on October 1, 2012. “CAUSES,” the half-hour news and interview program of UDC’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES), will explore relevant issues and inform viewers about the many ways that CAUSES research, academic

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Four Urban Sustainability Projects You May Not Know About (Yet) - Philadelphia

Referencing a recently-published article concerning four urban sustainability initiatives that are lesser known across the globe. By Ashley Halligan, an analyst at Software Advice.

The featured cities might serve as inspiration to all municipalities worldwide. Any city, quite literally, has the potential to undertake an environmental sustainability makeover, and accomplish that mission in eye-opening

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