A rating of US cities by how well they perform when it comes to living green is the focus of today’s review. The two top cities under each category are shown below. Overall, New York City scored highest, winning the top spot in 3 of 5 categories: thinking, transportation and walkable.
“we feature lists that rank cities based on their green living opportunities, and then add up each city's rankings to find the best overall green living cities”
“Greenest Thinking - New York City, Las Vegas
Most Energy-Efficient Buildings – Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.
Best Public Transportation Systems- Denver-Aurora, Colo, New York City-Newark, N.J.
Most Bikeable – Minneapolis, Portland, Ore.
Most Walkable – New York City, San Francisco
Top 10 Overall Green Living Performances- New York City, San Francisco”
- Greenest Cities in the U.S. and Canada (pollutionfree.wordpress.com)
- 5 Greenest American Cities (5facts.org)
- Casa Verde: World's Greenest Building to Go Up in Paris (casasugar.com)
- The Greenest Building in the World (casasugar.com)
- Top 10 Cities for Green Living (scientificamerican.com)
- Green: Life Is Always Greener ... in Brooklyn (green.blogs.nytimes.com)