Ecocity World Summit 2008
Get ready to change the world!
Throughout Earth Day Week, April 22-26, 2008 in San Francisco, California, the Ecocity World Summit (7th International Ecocity Conference) will be convening an international community of inspired change-makers; courageous individuals who are addressing problems of the world's environment with thoughtful long-range solutions that are truly sustainable, ecologically healthy and socially just.
Ecocity vision of San Francisco, by Richard Register
The International Ecocity Conference Series brings together the key innovators, decision makers, technologists, businesses and organizations shaping the conversation around ecological and sustainable city, town and village design, planning and development. They intend to put these issues on the economic and environmental agenda for 2008 and beyond.
Ecocity World Summit 2008 Themes
• People: population, health, equity, and access
• Nature: protecting and restoring the planet’s living systems and agricultural lands
• Sustainable Development: land use, transportation, architecture and infrastructure
• Economies & Technologies: building the supporting markets, businesses and technologies
• Incentives & Support Structures: role of government, organizations, institutions and individuals
Ecovillage at Ithaca
The time to act is now. Life-threatening global environmental
A Green Skyscraper design by Ken Yeang
Let's join them in San Francisco, and let’s change the world, together!