City v. Suburbs: Which is greener?

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Living in a compact neighborhood with a range of transportation choices—neighborhoods where you can take transit to work, walk to the store, or walk your children to school—reduces the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) you are responsible for putting into the atmosphere, right?

Read more over at The San Francisco Foundation’s blog, where Elizabeth Wampler, Associate Initiative Officer, discusses some recent research out of UC Berkeley that found suburbs produce half of all household greenhouse gas emissions – though they house less than half the U.S. population.

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