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Our 500th Post – The Arts:Earth Partnership

It's hard to believe, but this is our 500th posting, so I want to highlight AEP. We have come a long way from May 2009, when we started as a Blogspot site with a completely different name. Since this site started, GreenGoPost.com has been read in at least 105 countries, and has worked at various events from GRI in Amsterdam in May to Ben & Jerry's in Vermont next month. The focus at first was my adopted hometown, LA—but last I checked, I have written about great (and not so great) stories in at least 40 countries, from Djibouti to Montengro to St. Lucia—and more are in the pipeline.

Bring Back the Dollar Days

One of the ugly consequences of America’s foreclosure crisis is the abandoned homes that are scarring our cities.  Once proud cities like Cleveland and Detroit, which in the past symbolized America’s industrial might, are turning into ghost towns, their neighborhoods ...

Don’t LEED Astray

Recently a friend and I attended a day-long LEED workshop in Santa Monica.  The instructor was enthusiastic and knowledgeable (in fact, he stayed an extra hour to cover the material with us); the class small, providing a  great opportunity to ...

Sustainable Sacto

Sacramento is an afterthought to most Californians.  I think I only know it well because of the 70s family drama, Eight is Enough ("but daaaad, this is the 80's!" was my favorite line!).  It's too bad me and another 35 ...

Green Acres in Beverly Hills

Ah, Beverly Hills.  90210 has a mythical quality to it--unless you live in LA.  Indeed, BH is a guilty pleasure with its delightful people watching, decadent boutiques, and posh hotels.  I usually cringe when I drive there, however.  Many classic ...

Ciudad Verde

Mayors around the world, including San Francisco’s Gavin Newsom, have traveled to a certain city to learn about sustainable development and urban planning.  This city has rooftop gardens, is creating more greenbelts and bike paths, and has a “today don’t ...
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