Measuring Urban Environmental Sustainability

Measuring Urban Environmental Sustainability

The growth of urban areas causes a range of stresses to the environment both within and beyond city limits. Through the conversion of land to built-up urban areas, biodiversity can be lost as habitats for species become fragmented (McKinney, 2008); local climates can...
Scaling Up: How Local Actions Impact Global Climate Change

Scaling Up: How Local Actions Impact Global Climate Change

As countries negotiate the next climate agreement, due in December 2015 at the Paris COP 21, there is growing attention to the actions and initiatives that non-state and sub-state actors – including cities, regions, private companies, countries, and civil...
CT Greenbank – Solar Scorecard

CT Greenbank – Solar Scorecard

The CT Greenbank and the Yale Environmental Performance Index are collaborating to develop a scorecard to assess municipal support for clean energy technologies in Connecticut. The scorecard will enable local governments to measure how much their programs support the...
2014 Environmental Performance Index

2014 Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a biennial ranking of how well countries perform on high-priority environmental issues, including air quality, climate change and energy, forests and fisheries. The 2014 EPI is the tenth iteration of the leading global...
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