From BizJournal by way of Fast Magazine:
The list names 30 urban centers across the world that are shaping the future.
Portland was named a green leader because, with 125 projects and counting, the city has the most structures certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the magazine reports.
“Three decades ago,” the magazine reports, “Portland became a case study on how to stuff sprawl when it enacted strict limits on urban growth. Today, it's at the forefront of the 'eat local' revolution, in which individuals and restaurants buy directly from area farmers to preserve livelihoods and open space. With 13 farmer's markets, and nearby world-class vineyards, residents not only buy local but they eat and drink well, too.”