How Green Is My Toronto? - "USGBC chooses cities with a green story to tell"...headed to Toronto? GreenSource Magazine:

It was a gutsy move, picking Toronto as the site for Greenbuild 2011. For decades the city has been a magnet for American visitors, a clean, safe place of inexpensive attractions and easy access. However, the requirement for passports, imposed after 9/11, and the dramatic fall of the U.S. dollar has made Toronto a less attractive destination and pretty much gutted the American tourist trade. But the U.S. Green Building Council chooses cities with a green story to tell, those that are part of the worldwide movement to build sustainable cities. As USGBC president Rick Fedrizzi noted earlier this year: “It is not a coincidence that we chose Toronto for Greenbuild 2011. Toronto and the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) have been a tremendous force in the recent growth of the global green building movement, and as a celebration of our close relationship with the CaGBC, Toro...

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