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Just Released: Greenest Cities in North America | 2011-07-07 | ED+C Magazine via @edcmagazine

The U.S. and Canada Green City Index, part of a research project conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, has just released its ranking of cities throughout North America regarding their environmental performance. The survey, which was commissioned by the Siemens Corporation, evaluated 27 cities along 31 indicators, ranging from water and energy consumption and conservation to public use of land, public transportation quality and efficiency, and even how “walkable” the city is to determine the ranking. Although some cities were expected to top the green list, there were some surprises, according to the researchers. For instance, the five greenest cities in North America were the following: San Francisco Vancouver New York City Seattle Denver Some people may be surprised that New York City is listed as one of the top five greenest cities. But New York has excellent pub...

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