Brian Merchant is a freelance writer and editor in Brooklyn, NY. A contributing editor at Treehugger.com, his work has appeared in Slate, Salon, GOOD, and more. He runs the Utopianist and is still trying to Get Samy Out of Burma.
Vancouver has a plan -- many plans -- to become the "greenest city in the world" by 2020. What does that mean and how would it happen?