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Visit City Atlas | newyork.thecityatlas.org

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A user's guide to sustainable NYC...

A round up of the work that New York­ers do to move us toward a more sus­tain­able future . We rely on cre­ativity, science, and community. Just like NYC.
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Hard Economic Times Be Damned: 10 U.S. Cities Make Their Own Green

Hard Economic Times Be Damned: 10 U.S. Cities Make Their Own Green | City Atlas | Scoop.it

See where NYC ranks on the top 10 green US cities.

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As Population Tops 7 Billion, Time to Revisit Climate Approaches

As Population Tops 7 Billion, Time to Revisit Climate Approaches | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Check out these key issues to consider when thinking about upcoming climate change.

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Six Questions You Should Ask About Your Carbon Offset

Six Questions You Should Ask About Your Carbon Offset | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Is that carbon offset worth the price? Here are six things to consider which is best. 

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Who Walk In Brooklyn

Who Walk In Brooklyn | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Brian Berger's collaborative site is dedicated to the exploration, culture and history of Brooklyn, and all of NYC.

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Warning: Recycling Your Old Receipts Is Contaminating Paper with BPA

Warning: Recycling Your Old Receipts Is Contaminating Paper with BPA | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Reciepts contain BPA, so when they're recycled into new products tPA gets passed along too- yikes. 

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Interactive Map Compares Transit Habits of Hundreds of Cities

Interactive Map Compares Transit Habits of Hundreds of Cities | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Use pie charts to compare transportation data between cities internationally, it really illustrates how car dependent the US is. 

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14 Vegan Shoe Brands That Tread Lightly on the Earth

14 Vegan Shoe Brands That Tread Lightly on the Earth | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Awesome looking vegan, earth-friendly kicks make us happy. 

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New Silent ‘Eco Whisper’ Wind Turbine is More Efficient Than Three Blade Models

New Silent ‘Eco Whisper’ Wind Turbine is More Efficient Than Three Blade Models | City Atlas | Scoop.it

New nearly silent turbine also saves birds and bats. 

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6 Sexy Electric Cars Hitting the Streets in 2012

6 Sexy Electric Cars Hitting the Streets in 2012 | City Atlas | Scoop.it

6 awesome new electric cars will hit the market in 2012, and we're ready and waiting. 

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Epson Makes the World’s First BPA-Free Recycled Thermal Receipt Paper

Epson Makes the World’s First BPA-Free Recycled Thermal Receipt Paper | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Reciepts can't be recycled with regular paper, but new BPA-free paper aims to change that.

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Samsung to Launch Flexible OLED Cell Phone in 2012

Samsung to Launch Flexible OLED Cell Phone in 2012 | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Bendable phones, as early as 2012? Its true thanks to OLED screens.

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Two New Sites Show the Truth About Clean Energy Jobs in America

Two New Sites Show the Truth About Clean Energy Jobs in America | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Green jobs are growing, and we have the maps to prove it. 

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Climate Change's Health Costs Projected To Be Enormous

Climate Change's Health Costs Projected To Be Enormous | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Climate change is affecting people's health more than previously expected, and the economic implications are staggering. 

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Energy-Efficiency Tax Credits Expire Soon

Energy-Efficiency Tax Credits Expire Soon | City Atlas | Scoop.it

It's not too late to take advantage of government financial incentives available to make your home more energy efficient, but you have to act fast.

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Grow to Learn NYC: The Citywide School Gardens Initiative

Grow to Learn NYC: The Citywide School Gardens Initiative | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Grow to Learn is offering mini-grants (up to $2,000!) for public and charter schools to start or
enhance a school garden program.

 

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How to make a recycled paper flower bouquet

How to make a recycled paper flower bouquet | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Up-cycle some snazzy paper with this awesome tutorial for a circular bouquet.

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Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air

Living Babylone Lamp Suffuses Your Space With Light and Fresh Air | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Greenworks develops lamps that you can even grow herbs in - simply  beautiful.

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CARTONLANDIA: Incredible Cardboard City Made From Hundreds of Recycled Cards and Photographs

CARTONLANDIA: Incredible Cardboard City Made From Hundreds of Recycled Cards and Photographs | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Cartonlandia uses recycled mediums to illustrate socioeconomic conditions around the world.

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Chinese Scientists Create Human Blood Protein From Grains of Rice

Chinese Scientists Create Human Blood Protein From Grains of Rice | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Extracting human blood protein from rice presents a solution to blood shortages. 

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Desertec’s First Solar Power Plant to Begin Construction in Morocco Next Year

Desertec’s First Solar Power Plant to Begin Construction in Morocco Next Year | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Moroccan solar plant is in the works, if its built it could produce enough electricity to meet 15-20 percent of Europe’s energy demand by 2050.

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The Hoefman’s Little Dutch House Stays Warm with Passive Design

The Hoefman’s Little Dutch House Stays Warm with Passive Design | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Inspiration- This house looks great, and it's passive design to cuts down on wintertime energy footprint.

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HP’s Project Moonshot Aims to Produce Super Low-Energy Servers

HP’s Project Moonshot Aims to Produce Super Low-Energy Servers | City Atlas | Scoop.it

The internew goes green with development of new, more efficient servers. 

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Rate New York City’s privately owned public spaces | The New York World

Rate New York City’s privately owned public spaces | The New York World | City Atlas | Scoop.it

Check out this map showing NYC's privately owned public spaces, and share your experiences going there. 

 

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