Portland is the Greenest City in the World!

Ok…we're actually second according to Grist (probably lost a spot due to this hummer). Here is the blurb on PDX and the complete list. I got my eye on you #1 Reykjavik, Iceland–the end is near.

More information on Sustainability in Portland.


Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon, U.S.
The City of Roses' approach to urban planning and outdoor spaces has often earned it a spot on lists of the greenest places to live. Portland is the first U.S. city to enact a comprehensive plan to reduce CO2 emissions and has aggressively pushed green building initiatives. It also runs a comprehensive system of light rail, buses, and bike lanes to help keep cars off the roads, and it boasts 92,000 acres of green space and more than 74 miles of hiking, running, and biking trails.

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