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Friday, November 13, 2009
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Green Urbanism: The Global Shift Towards Sustainable and Resilient Cities (CMNH Explorer Lecture)

Dr. Timothy Beatley, Professor of Sustainable Communities, The University of Virginia Fri, Nov 13, 2009, 7:30 pm Co-sponsored with the Cleveland Council on World Affairs

Tim Beatley promotes Green Urbanism: creative urban planning and design strategies that, among other things, bring nature back into urban neighborhoods, incorporate locally-produced renewable energy into the urban fabric, and nurture new local and regional sources of the food and materials needed to sustain urban populations. He will review the experiences of leading cities in Europe and North America that are moving in the direction of green urbanism and will describe a number of innovative green planning ideas, projects and policies found in these most exemplary places.

For information and to register, go here.Dr. Timothy Beatley, Professor of Sustainable Communities, The University of Virginia Fri, Nov 13, 2009, 7:30 pm Co-sponsored with the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Tim Beatley promotes Green Urbanism: creative urban planning and design strategies that, among other things, bring nature back into urban neighborhoods, incorporate locally-produced renewable energy into the urban fabric, and nurture new local and regional sources of the food and materials needed to sustain urban populations. He will review the experiences of leading cities in Europe and North America that are moving in the direction of green urbanism and will describe a number of innovative green planning ideas, projects and policies found in these most exemplary places. For information and to register, go here.

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