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The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.


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The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Climate change

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Climate change articles below.


20 Communities To Address Climate Change, Resilience, Social Equity

The U.S. Green Building Council is expanding its LEED for Cities and Communities program with a new $500,000 grant from Bank of America.

Business Leaders Concerned About Talent Shortages, Recession Risk

Chief executives around the world are heading into 2020 with concerns about the risk of a recession and their ability to attract and retain talent, according to The Conference Board.

Climate Consultants

A Silicon Valley startup tells economic developers it can make 50-year predictions of the impact of climate change on available sites.

Rebuild or Relocate?

Climate change should be factored into the recovery from Hurricane Irma's devastation of Caribbean islands.

Texas Tall

The worst natural disaster in U.S. history has brought out the best of human nature in Greater Houston.

Honeywell Dedicates $300M Mobile Refrigerants Facility In Louisiana

Over the past four years, Honeywell’s Louisiana expansions have created 118 new direct jobs and $915 million in new capital investment statewide.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

Drought and Deluge

Whatever the future brings us, it always seems to arrive in California first.

North America’s First Electric School Bus Unveiled In Palo Alto

The Canadian manufacturer of the eLion, the first Type C electric school bus made in North America, plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in California.

The Great Migration

The residents of an island village in Alaska have voted to move to the entire town to the mainland.

Last Chance

A $16-billion international project now rising in the south of France may offer the only real solution to the impending disaster of climate change.

Icy Hot: The Race To Develop The Arctic Is Heating Up

Development of oil and gas fields, the use of the Northern Sea Route as the shortest cargo transit route between Europe and Asia and the development of industrial, transport and tourist infrastructure.

Legacy, Shmegacy

The momentum to address the impact of climate change hits a wall of ice.

The Reckoning

Memo to climate change deniers: You're gonna need a bigger boat.

After Sandy: New Report Looks At Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use

Urban Land Institute report offers recommendations on strengthening community resiliency based on the reality of a post-Sandy world.

FEATURE STORY: Washington Is Aiming Higher

Washington is sure it can defend its aerospace manufacturing crown and it is on the front lines of the effort to mitigate the impact of climate change. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Rising Tide

The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

Rebuilding Task Force Releases Rebuilding Strategy For Sandy-Affected Region

Strategy will ensure families, small businesses and communities are stronger, more economically competitive and better able to withstand future storms and serve as a model for communities across the country

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Free Webinar: The Labor Market In A Remote Economy

Learn best practices site selectors can use to analyze labor market trends in real time and to evaluate workforce availability before choosing a location for a major project.

Consumers Energy: Energy And Beyond

As Michigan’s businesses implement their return-to-work plans, Consumers Energy reaffirms its commitment to help small businesses, nonprofits and communities expand and prosper.

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