Author: pocacito

  • POCACITO at the APA

    POCACITO at the APA

    We had the opportunity to join participants from POCACITO in Germany tours at the American Planners Association’s National Planning Conference in New Orleans. It was both motivating and humbling to hear how the concept and execution of the POCACITO programs are helping to shape the future of urban sustainability. We want to congratulate all POCACITO…

  • Bringing global communities together to build an accessible, inclusive, and sustainable future

    Bringing global communities together to build an accessible, inclusive, and sustainable future

    Download our POCACITO in the US brochure with an overview of what we have accomplished together so far with your help in Denver, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Memphis and Minneapolis.   Today more than ever before, we need to work hard to make our cities more accessible, more inclusive and more sustainable, in the US,…

  • POCACITO Webinar: Baltimore Green Network – A Plan for a Green and Connected City

    Watch our POCACITO webinar   To increase equity, livability, and resiliency, city leaders and community partners are taking a new approach to open space. Cities are investing in “green networks,” holistic systems that connect parks and natural resources with safe, accessible routes for both people and wildlife. Green networks enhance a city’s existing assets, while…

  • Explore the future of energy! Energy Future Exchange EFEX study tour in DC, June 25 to 29

    Explore the future of energy! Energy Future Exchange EFEX study tour in DC, June 25 to 29

    In case you missed our POCACITO in Germany tour application – here is another great opportunity to explore sustainability, this time in the Washington DC area: This June, civil society leaders from the US and Europe will meet in DC to explore and discuss the future of energy. This is a unique opportunity to engage…

  • Now Accepting Applications for POCACITO in Germany 2018

    Now Accepting Applications for POCACITO in Germany 2018

    Ecologic Institute invites you to apply for the 2018 POCACITO in Germany tour to explore first-hand how German cities are achieving climate-friendly mobility. If you are working for a city or regional authority, are a city planner or part of civil society organizations working on transport and mobility, then you have the unique opportunity to directly engage…

  • Post-carbon Cities of Tomorrow say farewell to fossil fuels

    Post-carbon Cities of Tomorrow say farewell to fossil fuels

    While some see a renaissance of coal or a bright future for natural gas, the future is green and fossil-free. Ecologic Institute’s Max Gruenig contributed as expert to the University of Notre Dame research report “The Future of Natural Gas in the United States” written by Stephanie Mastorakos, Jasmine Madrigal, Eddie Duffy, Matt Ebertin and…

  • European Renewable Energy Tour

    Witness the renewable energy revolution in Europe with FracTracker Alliance & Ecologic Institute Next spring, join FracTracker Alliance and Ecologic Institute on a unique and timely European Renewable Energy Tour. Witness the incredible – and essential – energy revolution happening in Europe in an immersive, holistic way. Europe’s energy policies are set to reduce dependence…

  • POCACITO at CITYLINK Festival 2017 in Copenhagen, September 23

    We are excited to be part of the CityLink Festival in Copenhagen, September 21 to 24, 2017. Our session will be:   POCACITO Leveraging the diversity and dynamism of cities to discover urban solutions for the sustainability revolution   Saturday, September 23, 4 to 6pm at Aalborg University Over two years the POCACITO crew traveled across…

  • POCACITO coming to Minneapolis, Memphis and Detroit

    From September 25 to 30, POCACITO will host a series of meetings in Minneapolis, Memphis and Detroit to explore the post-carbon future for these three US cities. Our very special guests on the road will be Chiara Lucchini, an architect from Turin, Italy, focusing on revitalizing industrial sites for business, residential and recreational use; Oeystein Leonardsen, a…

  • POCACITO Invites You to Germany

    POCACITO Invites You to Germany

    We are currently accepting applications for the inaugural POCACITO tour in Germany. You can find more information and submit your application here.