Category: Green Space

If you want to address climate change, clean up the air

Like climate change itself, recent environmental news from throughout the country can feel overwhelming and scary. As leaders from around…

5 days ago

A city can thrive and be sustainable, Breed tells global leaders

As powerful Hurricane Florence headed toward the east coast of the United States Wednesday, Mayor London Breed kicked off the…

2 weeks ago

Gov. Brown, keep oil and gas in the ground

During a heat wave last year, the night-time temperature in Amanda Senior’s San Jose home was 95 degrees. The air…

2 weeks ago

Contracts give San Francisco power to make a big climate impact

This month, San Francisco’s Red and White Fleet will launch the Enhydra. Equipped with a lithium-ion battery, it may be…

3 weeks ago

San Francisco’s trash gets help from tech

The plaza in front of the Ferry Building was packed last Sunday. Unfortunately, so were the public trash cans lining…

4 weeks ago

Ban the butts to flick toxic cigarette filters out of SF

From July to December 2017, San Francisco kept 100,000 butts off the streets by making cigarette ashcans publicly available in…

1 month ago

At SFO, zero waste means zero confusion

On Saturday afternoon, a visitor from Los Angeles stood perplexed at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Before he could rid…

1 month ago

SF’s farmers markets waste chance to compost and recycle

Almost every day, local farmers lay out tables of fresh produce for San Franciscans to buy. Farmers markets are hailed…

2 months ago