Green Festival Speakers

Warren Karlenzig



Warren Karlenzig, Chief Strategy Officer of SustainLane, directs the SustainLane US City Rankings, a peerreviewed sustainability benchmarking of the largest 50 cities in the United States. The Washington Post said of the rankings: Surveys such as SustainLane's 'go a long way in terms of helping the nation understand what constitutes a better and more sustainable urban environment.' Karlenzig has been editor in chief of Knowledge Management magazine and a leading sustainability consultant for the federal government (US EPA, White House Office of Science and Technology) and the state of California. He is author of How Green is Your City?: The SustainLane US City Rankings (New Society Press) and A Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing (Global Green USA) and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, The Weather Channel's Climate Code and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. His blog is www.greenacity.com.