Warren Karlenzig talks about his book How Green is Your City?: The SustainLane U.S. City Rankings.
In our peak oil, post-Katrina world, how do America's largest cities stack up in terms of sustainability?
This book examines the outcome of a sustainability study of the 50 largest U.S. cities, compiled by SustainLane.com (a site for reviews in the green and healthy product market).
Warren Karlenzig is Chief Strategy Officer and Research Director for SustainLane.
Chief Strategy Officer and Research Director, SustainLane
Warren has worked with federal agencies, major cities and the world's largest corporations for more than 15 years. Formerly, he was Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge Management magazine, and Lead Strategist for Dimension Data/Proxicom.
His areas of expertise include planning portals, complex information and data systems, and communications. In sustainability, Warren has been a leading consultant with clients including the White House Office of Science and Technology, the US EPA Futures Group and the US Dept. of Energy.
His book, A Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing, was the first substantial work on the subject (Global Green USA, 1999) and he co-authored San Francisco's influential Sustainability Plan, adopted by the city in 1997.
He also co-authored Economy and Economic Development, directly cited in San Francisco's 1999 and 2003 green building ordinances.