Sustainable city: CHICAGO

Chicago skyline (Aon center, surrounding skyscrapers and buildings)

CHICAGO IS - a sustainable city | The dense city center of downtown Chicago has an extensive mass transportation network with around 150 rail stations for its 8 'L' rail lines; and over 200 bus routes. Chicago Transit Authority has been able to cut its GHG emissions by...


Recycling – how we are doing as a global community; waste-to-energy


Effective waste management strategies for cities include efficient citywide recycling programs, as well as waste-to-energy programs (discussed below). Globally, the scientific community and most governments agree that citizens worldwide must make a vigilant, concerted effort NOW on actionable climate priorities as simple as recycling. One...