2016-2018 Annual Sustainability Report - Baltimore Office of Sustainability
Partner for Places Announces Round 14 Grantees: The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities announced that five communities, including Cleveland, Evanston, Milwaukee, Newark, and San Diego will receive matching funding for community renewable energy planning, affordable, energy efficient, and resilient housing, equity and sustainability in schools, job training in green stormwater infrastructure, and climate action implementation.
USDN/CNCA Members Top CDP's A List: Adelaide, Arlington, Boston, Calgary, Cleveland, Denver, Emeryville, Fremont, Indianapolis, Lakewood, Melbourne, Minneapolis, New York City, North Vancouver, Oakland, Palo Alto, San Francisco, San Leandro, Seattle, Sydney, Toronto, Washington DC, and West Palm Beach were among the 43 cities selected for the CDP A List, a ranking of the world's cities leading on environmental action.
Baltimore Reports on Sustainability Progress: Baltimore released their 2016-2018 Annual Sustainability Report, recognizing accomplishments and sharing stories on major milestones in six key areas, including equity, community, human-made systems, climate and resilience, nature in the city, and economy.
Buffalo Releases Rain Check 2.0 Report: City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Sewer Authority released a report that identifies opportunities for green infrastructure, highlights equity considerations, and presents data results to understand social, environmental, and economic contexts.
Contra Costa County Launches Collaborative Sustainable Community Challenge: Contra Costa County is leading a sustainability challenge for residents, committing them to take sustainable actions in energy, transportation, and water and to collaborate with other households.
Honolulu Publishes First Annual Sustainability Report: Honolulu released its first Annual Sustainability Report that outlining key accomplishments and future actions in climate, resiliency, water security, and waste.
Sunrise Adopts Sustainability Action Plan: Sunrise's City Commission adopted the Sustainability Action Plan, which outlines guiding principles and recommended actions for the city and community on resiliency, sustainability, and climate action.
Tacoma Highlights Progress in Annual Environmental Action Plan Report: Tacoma published its 2018 progress report highlighting key accomplishments towards its goals in natural systems, air, local food, buildings and energy, transportation, materials management, and resilience.
Washington DC Updates Sustainability Plan: Washington DC released Sustainable DC 2.0, their updated sustainability plan with input from over 4,000 people, which includes more innovative and inclusive actions to achieve sustainability goals across 13 topic areas.
Sustainable Nation Podcast Features Providence: Leah Bamberger, Providence's Director of Sustainability, was recently featured on the Sustainable Nation podcast and discussed the city's approach to renewable energy and energy efficiency, the Climate Justice Plan, and the importance of collaborative, community-led decision-making processes.