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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's United States article and is for news and comment in that context.


2017[edit]

The Veterinary Cooperative Helps Independent Veterinarians Thrive, Feb 13 [1]

Trump Named as Defendant in Landmark Federal Climate Suit, Feb 9 [2]

2016[edit]

EPA Finally Concludes Fracking Pollutes Drinking Water, Dec 13 [3]

37 Mayors Urge Trump to Act on Climate Change, Nov 28 [4]

Walking Picks Up Speed, Nov 18 [5]

“Court rules that children can sue the government over climate negligence” by @ngeiling, Nov 11 [6]

John HancockVoice: How Mining, Oil And Gas Workers Are Retraining For The Solar Economy, Nov 10 [7]

Public Food Forests on the Rise, Oct 24 [8]

3 American cities that use 100% renewable energy — and 7 that plan to join them within 20 years, Aug 13 [9]

From now on, every government agency will have to consider climate change, Aug 2 [10]

Obama makes new push on solar power, Jul 19 [11]

How the humble bicycle is making a comeback in US cities, Jul 14 [12]

The hot new trend in American infrastructure: Unpaved roads, Jul 12 [13]

Walking Makes Strides in All Kinds of Communities, Jul 6 [14]

Meet the Citizens Who Helped Decide Their City’s Budget—and Got Better Buses, Benches, and Crosswalks. Greensboro, North Carolina, is the first Southern city to give citizens direct control over a slice of public spending. May 20 [15]

Want to Hire a Worker-Owned Co-op? There’s an App for That, Apr 20 [16] Coopify wants to bring a sense of community to the app-based booking world by connecting worker-owned cooperatives and other low-income task workers directly with consumers.

Website Seeks to Make Government Data Easier to Sift Through, Apr 4 [17]

A new study looks at why bike share is so much safer than regular biking, Apr 3 [18]

“Solar Spring Break” Connects Students with Clean Power In Underserved Communities, Feb 29 [19]

A New Advocacy Group Is Lobbying for the Right to Repair Everything, Feb 2 [20]

2015[edit]

Six Foundations for Building Community Resilience [21]

The Movement to Make Every American Community Walkable, November 13 [22]

Communities Pushing For Legal Rights To Regain Power Over Fracking Companies, October 21 [23]

How the decline of cars changes cities for the better, October 16 [24]

If the U.S. government treated poor people as well as it treats banks, October 15 [25]

Streets and Sidewalks Should Be Used to Improve Our Health, September 23 [26]

Land Trusts Offer Houses That People With Lower Incomes Can Afford—And a Stepping Stone to Lasting Wealth, September 21 [27]

Free Transit Attracts Riders, Helps Communities in More Ways Than One, September 16 [28]

A Third American City Is Now Running Entirely On Renewable Energy, September 14 [29]

Developers Build Walkable Neighborhoods With Focus on Community Wealth, September 2 [30]

5 New American Rail-Trails, Jul 27 [31]

Iowa's Stunning Admission: We Need Fewer Roads, July 8 [32]

Administration Announces New Initiative to Increase Solar Access for All Americans, July 7 [33]

With driving down, there's a growing backlash against unnecessary highways, June 9 [34]

Up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by local agriculture, June 2 [35]

These American cities are fighting for control over electricity and the internet, April 21 [36]

The Crackdown on Little Free Library Book Exchanges, February 20 [37]

Most Republicans Say They Back Climate Action, Poll Finds, January 30 [38]

2014[edit]

Zero Vision: A plan to make our roads safe, August 14 [39]

Supreme Court Decision on Cross-State Air Pollution Is a Major Victory for Public Health Tuesday, April 29 [40]

Is Your State Prepared For The Health Impacts Of Climate Change? March 5 [41]

2013[edit]

Welcome to Commonomics: How to Build Local Economies Strong Enough for Everyone, October 4 [42]

2012[edit]

An Interconnected Park Web: How Greenways Create Healthy Communities, January 31 [43]

2010[edit]

Designing for Democracy Consultation using a wiki, December 8 [44]

News sources and further reading[edit]

Orion magazine


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References

  1. @Shareable
  2. colorlines.com
  3. commondreams.org
  4. nextcity.org
  5. resilience.org
  6. thinkprogress.org
  7. @forbes
  8. Shareable
  9. @BI_Europe
  10. washingtonpost.com
  11. thehill.com
  12. BBC News
  13. @grist
  14. resilience.org
  15. yesmagazine.org
  16. yesmagazine.org
  17. The New York Times
  18. Vox
  19. altenergymag.com
  20. Motherboard
  21. Six Foundations, 2015
  22. Project for Public Spaces
  23. resilience.org
  24. huffingtonpost.com
  25. The Atlantic
  26. Shareable
  27. resilience.org
  28. Shareable
  29. ThinkProgress
  30. Next City
  31. earthshare.org
  32. CityLab
  33. whitehouse.gov
  34. Vox
  35. phys.org
  36. openDemocracy
  37. The Atlantic
  38. NYTimes.com
  39. resilience.org
  40. Sierra Club National
  41. ThinkProgress
  42. YES! Magazine
  43. City Parks Blog
  44. The White House