Philly the greenest U.S. city?

That is Mayor Michael Nutter’s goal. Pictured are members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), Urban Infrastructure Initiative (UII) Philadelphia project team (from left to right): Dick McDonnell (Schneider Electric), Katherine Gajewski (Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia), Jeffrey Kosiorek (Siemens), Mark Gander (AECOM), Torsten Kleiss (Siemens), Alison Taylor (Siemens), Honorable Mayor Michael Nutter (City of Philadelphia), William Sisson (UTRC), Matthew Lynch […]

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What recent protests in Brazil mean for cities and planning

Cidade da Copa, development planned for Recife, Brazil around the 2014 World Cup. In an op-ed in the New York Times last month (“Let them eat soccer”, June 25), the Brazilian writer Elio Gaspari captured the corrosive effects governmental corruption and class divergence have had in Brazil. But the echoes of recent protests may carry […]

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