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Clean Energy Can Fuel Economic Revival, Green Groups Tell Obama

Article: Clean Energy Can Fuel Economic Revival, Green Groups Tell Obama

WASHINGTON, DC, November 28, 2008 (ENS) – President-elect Barack Obama can revive the U.S. economy – and aggressively combat climate change – by investing in clean energy technologies and strengthening environmental protections, the leaders of major U.S. environmental groups advise. The recommendation is a central part of a lengthy wish list of policies sent to…

Portland Tops the List of America's Sustainable Cities

Article: Portland Tops the List of America's Sustainable Cities

SAN FRANCISCO, California, September 22, 2008 (ENS) – Portland, Oregon is in first place again this year in an annual ranking of city sustainability released today by SustainLane, an online guide to sustainable living. This national survey ranks the largest 50 U.S. cities in terms of their green living practices. Based on 16 economic, environmental…