Not all politicians are the corrupt morons we find at the Federal level in Washington. Here are six cities around the world trying to reorganize how their communities function. I take it as good news, although I think it should be noted that not one of these cities is to be found in the U.S.
6 of the Greenest Cities in the World
SARAH WOLFE – Global Post/Salon
Solar-powered buses. Carbon neutral buildings. Motion-sensitive lights and water faucets.
Sounds like something out of ‘The Jetsons.”
But cutting-edge technologies like these are already the norm in some of the world’s greenest cities, where the environment takes precedence over industry and the debate over sustainable living has long been decided in favor of it.
As the world celebrates Earth Day, GlobalPost takes a look at six cities that are among the most environmentally friendly based on their energy sources, transportation options, sustainable planning and other factors:
Masdar City within Abu Dhabi, UAE
Cape Town, South Africa