Tag: Ecocity Builders

EcoCitizen World Map Project

Just in time for Rio+20, we’re happy to announce that Ecocity Builders has launched the EcoCitizens World Map project in conjunction with nonprofit tech company Ushahidi. This map, based on the Ecocity Framework, offers a place and a pathway for people everywhere to add their voices and be counted as contributing members of the new …

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IEFS Core Advisory Committee Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

by Sven Eberlein The following is an excerpt from a series of workshops and meetings discussing the IEFS with a range of stakeholders and expert advisers in Vancouver, Canada, from February 9-14. The original series was published on Daily Kos and can be found in its full length at the following links: Carless in Vancouver, …

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BCIT Vancouver: Ecocity School & IEFS Model

by Sven Eberlein The following is an excerpt from a series of workshops discussing the IEFS with a range of stakeholders and expert advisers in Vancouver, Canada, from February 9-14. The original series was published on Daily Kos and can be found in its full length at the following links: Carless in Vancouver, Part 1: …

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Living within planetary boundaries – how cities can save the earth

Excerpted from the October 2011 editorial of Ecocities Emerging, the newsletter of Ecocity Builders and the International Ecocity Conference Series “Why are we here?” It’s a question often posed philosophically. Posed practically, the answer is pretty straightforward – we’re here because our planet supports conditions for life, including human life. Alarmingly, humans are now impacting …

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