30 Mar '16, 2pm

Check out @USGBC + Local Climate Leaders & Partners

Check out @USGBC + Local Climate Leaders & Partners

This article was originally published as "City Lights" in the March/April issue of USGBC+. Read the original version . "I am convinced that our people want clean air,” declared the mayor of Pittsburgh in his inaugural speech. “There is no other single thing which will so dramatically improve the appearance, the health, the pride, the spirit of the city.” These words were spoken not by Bill Peduto, the city’s current mayor, but by former Mayor David L. Lawrence at his 1946 inauguration. Lawrence campaigned on a slogan of “Smoke Must Go” and championed local clean-air legislation after decades of dense industrial activity had earned Pittsburgh the nickname “the Smoky City.” Photographs from the time show a city choking on smog, with dark clouds obscuring building tops and enveloping everything else in an ashy haze. “Seventy years ago, trees couldn’t grow on our hillside,” sa...

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usgbc.org 30 Mar '16, 9pm

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usgbc.org 31 Mar '16, 4pm

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usgbc.org 29 Mar '16, 7pm

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Today #USGBC launches #LearningLab! Online #education platform for K–12 #classrooms https://t.co/CkwqWRQBrN

Today #USGBC launches #LearningLab! Online #edu...

usgbc.org 31 Mar '16, 2pm

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usgbc.org 27 Mar '16, 12am

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Join the USGBC North Carolina Piedmont Triad Branch Emerging Professionals & Membership and Education Committees for "Thin...

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Education @USGBC super user @ArabianaMichael: #LEED GA w/ 75 hours in courses!

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e360.yale.edu 28 Mar '16, 5pm

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usgbc.org 27 Mar '16, 3pm

A net zero energy goal is becoming increasingly realistic, given current and emerging building technologies and design app...