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Transportation and Smart Growth

From Theory to Practice: Integrating Equity in Smart Growth

3/7/2011 // By Marc Littlejohn

The 10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (www.newpartners.org) held in Charlotte in February was a testament to the importance and urgency of placing equity and inclusion at the center of the movement to create sustainable communities. This was […] Read more >

Urban Wildlife Inspires Greater Need for Healthy Communities

12/23/2010 // By Miguel Mejia

This past weekend, I was inspired by one of the most awesome spectacles I’ve witnessed since moving to the nation’s capital: On my ride home from some Christmas shopping, I took a look across a reservoir in northern Washington, DC […] Read more >

New FDA Warning Label: Is Air Pollution Next? (Image courtesy of scpr.org)

Congress: Tackle the Other Second-Hand Smoke

11/16/2010 // By Joe Mendelson

Our nation’s capital is a funny place filled with contradictions or haven’t you heard? Take protecting our public health. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration released new proposed cigarette warning labels that contain large graphic depictions of the impacts […] Read more >

See this guy? He actually doesn't mind global warming all that much. ( flickr | smccann )

We’ve Got A Fever, And The Only Prescription Is Less Climate Change

11/4/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Discover Magazine’s cover story for the month of December—which I received yesterday, presumably because I’m some kind of fancy postal service VIP—feels like a Halloween holdover. Scary CGI mosquito, backlit by a harsh, unyielding sun, globe swathed in shadow; the […] Read more >

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