America’s Most Sustainable Cities


The list of America’s Most Sustainable Cities is out. Portland tops the list, followed by San Francisco, Seattle, Philadelphia, and Chicago. Incidentally, Houston which was ranked dead last in 2005 (I am not surprised) has made some significant progress to climb up to #39. Read the story of its rise.


2 thoughts on “America’s Most Sustainable Cities

  1. Hey UPB, thnx for linking to our SustainLane city rankings. Glad to have discovered your blog as well. Warren Karlenzig, the director of the rankings, recently launched a blog on the sustainability of US cities. You might want to add it to your blogrool, as I’m going to see if I can’t get yours added to Warren’s:
    I know Warren would greatly appreciate any criticisms or observations you might have about urban sustainability and the sustainability of US cities, not to mention the SL rankings themselves.

  2. Diana Schuhmachen

    Hi, Siemens have published a similar survey, called ‘Green City Index’. Plus they have just launched a new Website called Sustainable Cities:

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