Clean Water? We’ve Got a Mussel for That
A partnership between the City and a number of organizations is working to filter Philly’s waterways the way nature intended
Memo to Madam Mayor: Hire a Kick-Ass Trash Czar
The next in a series of political and policy advice to presumptive Mayor-elect Cherelle Parker looks to New York City for an idea she should steal: Appoint a sanitation commissioner
Ideas We Should Steal: Sustainability Education for All Students
New Jersey is the first U.S. state to mandate climate change education in every grade and nearly every subject. Can a similar solutions-based curriculum help prepare Philly kids for a green future?
Listen: Ali Velshi on the Climate Crisis
MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member says the climate crisis is here. We'd better deal with it.
Guest Commentary: The Next Mayor Must Prioritize Sustainable Businesses
The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia on how our elected leaders can support values-driven small businesses in Philly
The I-95 Wake-Up Call
The message is clear, an environmental justice advocate says: We must Stop. Using. Fossil Fuels.
The Citizen Recommends: Placemaking and Economic Growth
The next in our Development … for Good series in partnership with Fitler Club and Drexel’s Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation features Connor Barwin, Jerry Sweeney and other investors in our city’s public realm
The New Normal is Scary
The widespread resistance to evidence — facts! — and the undermining of educated responses alarms a long-time university president