Guess who lives in the 2nd lowest (US) carbon footprint city? Me! And no...I don't live in Portland or Seattle or San Francisco. Los Angeles! Surprised? Yeah, me too and quite proud of my beloved city that gets such a bad rap with the cars and smog. Apparently we aren't doing too bad over here with our lovely climate and less need for heating/cooling. Not that I don't think we could do better. We can. I'm sure the rankings pale in comparison to many European cities.
Here we are finally putting our tree identification book to good use on a walk earlier this week. I've always wanted to be one of those people who could spot a tree and say "That is a California Sycamore" so I'm learning.
Here is the full article in Newsweek in case you want to see where your city falls. Honolulu was #1.